- Basetsana Kumalo is an inspiration to the women who look up to her - she is the embodiment of strength
- However, she has survived her own pain and difficult journeys and opened up about them in her new book, Bassie: My Journey of Hope
- She recently spoke about her experience during an interview with Gareth Cliff and about how the miscarriage affected her
Local living legend, Basetsana Kumalo, has given her admirers a look at her life with her book, Bassie: My Journey of Hope.
She talked to Gareth Cliff about her miscarriage in particular and how painful it was to go through it while being in the public eye.
Bassie, as her fans love to call her, also discussed how it affected her - and how it affects women who go through it - and how she blamed herself for it.
She shared a video clip from her interview on Instagram in which she discussed her struggles.
“It was just beyond painful to battle your fertility journey in public, wherein one day you'll be written about that you're having a baby and the next day they say she's lost the baby. I mean, the 20 weeks [at which] I lost the twins in 2007.
“It also makes you doubt yourself ... also I had to make sure I don't lose hope and faith that I will be a mother of many. It's something that's always been in my consciousness and I knew I was going to be a mother."
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