- Marah Louw has described late former Muvhango actress Candy Moloi as a warm person
- Marah and Candy became friends after meeting on the set of the popular SABC2 soapie
- The star paid a moving tribute to her friend, saying she was sad and heartbroken by her passing
Marah Louw has paid a moving tribute to her friend, Candy Moloi. The former Muvhango actress passed away in a Pretoria hospital on Tuesday. Candy, 67, reportedly died after a long battle with cancer.
Marah described Candy, who played the character of Vho-Makhadzi on Muvhango, as a wonderful and warm person. The two veterans met on the set of the soapie where they worked together for more than 10 years.
As Mzansi mourns the loss of the actress, Marah said Candy's passing has made her so sad and heartbroken. Candy is the mother of actress and producer Lerato Zah Moloi, who played the character of Refiloe on Muvhango.
Briefly.co.za reported on Wednesday, 29 July that Candy's passing was confirmed by Muvhango creator Duma Ka Ndlovu on Tuesday evening.
According to TshisaLIVE, Marah and Candy became close friends after meeting on the set of the SABC2 soapie.
"We became close friends and would have lunch together, but we lost contact a few years ago. I was so sad and it was only yesterday that I learnt she had gone off radar because she was sick. That made me so sad."
She added that as much as she was hurting, it was comforting to know that her friend was now no longer in pain, according to the publication.
"As Lilian (Dube) said to me, 'Marah it was God’s will that she is now resting because she was really in pain and not in a good space'."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Candy Tsa Mandebele has opened up about facing tribalism and claims that she's a one-hit wonder. The Limpopo-born entertainer recently joined the cast of popular SABC1 soapie, Skeem Saam.
The star has been in the showbiz industry for a whopping 27 years and she has become popular among South Africans for gracefully donning her traditional attire and singing in her native language of Khelobedu.
Many peeps know Candy from Oskido's smash hit titled Tsa Mandebele. She was the one singing on the track. Candy has expressed that she has experienced tribalism first-hand. The musician said she has experienced tribalism in her music career, especially around 2009 and 2010.
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