- Sophie Lichaba has lost a lot of weight and is a much healthier woman now
- However, her dramatic weight loss has triggered nasty and mean comments from peeps
- Sophie opened up about her journey and her pain and how South Africans don't understand what she's been through
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Sophie Lichaba is one of Mzansi's most adored actresses but this doesn't make her immune to haters and negative people.
The actress has lost a massive amount of weight since we got to know her in Generations and some people haven't reacted kindly to it.
Although the weight loss was for health reasons and Sophie's a lot better these days, she's still received criticism for it.
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Sophie has opened up and said that people don't know how painful it was for her to lose half of herself so drastically.
"I think South Africans don't realise the pain and the journey of losing half yourself and think it's a joke.
"There is nobody that wants to lose half themselves. There is nobody that wants to fight every day, while on the left and the right you're getting attacked and behind you, because you can't see at the same time who's attacking you and from where."
Sophie is staying strong, but it's clear that things have been difficult for her.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Sophie's husband lashed out at rumours that she was dead, again.
This was about four months ago and the actress had to respond to rumours that she passed away, saying that she's not going anywhere anytime soon.
That wasn't the first time such rumours have been going around and Sophie's hubby, Max, wasn't happy.
As if that wasn't enough, women still tell Max that Sophie isn't good for him and that she's dying.
"My husband is still getting messages from silly women saying, 'That woman is not for you, she's dying.' But I am better, so you understand, it's a constant fight with the world too."
Her marriage has really suffered under attacks from people who can't mind their own business, but the two are still happy together and love each other as much as they always have.
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