- Skeem Saam actor Karabo Mokhubela has passed away, according to a statement released recently
- The official Skeem Saam Twitter account confirmed his passing and expressed sadness over the loss
- Details of his death have not yet been revealed but fans have expressed their shock and pain in response to the news
Skeem Saam actor Karabo Mokhubela has died. The entertainer was 40 years old at the time of his unfortunate passing. His death has been confirmed by the Skeem Saam team on Twitter. They expressed sadness over the loss of the talented performer. The tweet read:
“Rest in peace Karabo (JAZZY T) Mokhubela. You will be sorely missed! We keep his loved ones in our prayers.”
Karabo's character in the hit show was of a music producer named ‘Jazzy T’. He first appeared on the show in 2011. His character was the boyfriend of Keamogetswe Leburu on-screen.
Twitter users sent in messages of comfort and condolences. Twitter user shireenhlalele said:
"Nooo man! Gone too soon. May his soul rest in peace."
"What?? Oh no... What's happening with Skeem Saam actors bathong. RIP Jazzy T."
"Haibo Jazzy T, this is shocking and terrible!"
"Skeem Saam must just slaughter a cow for its actors and actresses, so much talent being lost."
"It's really sad hey. It started with Charity's ex-husband (Karren). I'm sure they are tired of writing out characters or recasting."
In similar news, Charles Maja sadly passed away. The entertainment star, who was widely known for his role as Big Boy Mabitsela on SABC 1's Skeem Saam, is no longer with us.
Skeem Saam publicist, Sumaya Mogola, said that Charles had unfortunately suffered a stroke that took his life. Briefly.co.za learnt that the Skeem Saam team posted on social media confirming Charles’ passing.
“Unfortunately it is true. He passed away this morning in Limpopo. He suffered a stroke. His daughter confirmed the news to us. The family is devastated.”
Charles left huge shoes to fill not only in the Skeem Saam family but in the SA entertainment industry as a whole.
Seeing the tributes that poured in since the heart-breaking announcement was made, it is clear to see what an undeniable impact Charles had on so many people’s lives. From celebs to fans, they have all paid their respects, honouring Charles' memory.
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