- Actress Lerato 'Zah' Moloi has decided to cut her hair off in honour of her late mother Candy Moloi
- Candy was popularly known as Vho-Makhadzi, a role she played on SABC2 soapie Muvhango
- The veteran actress passed away about a month ago following her long battle with brain cancer
Lerato 'Zah' Moloi has shaved her hair off in memory of her late mother, Candy Moloi. Candy, who played the role of Vho-Makhadzi on Muvhango, passed away a month ago after a long battle with cancer. She was aged 67.
Zah took to social media to share a video of herself shaving her head. She expressed that she decided to honour her mother by shaving all her hair because she also did not have hair because of chemotherapy.
"It was important for me to have my hair shaved off today in honour of my Mama... It was brain cancer that killed her essentially. The last 6 months of her life, she didn't have hair on her head due to chemotherapy and that bothered her so much.
"She would often ask me if her hair would ever grow back and I would assure her that it would. She never got the chance to grow her hair back, however she looked absolutely beautiful throughout her graceful battle with cancer."
Zah, who is also an actress, further wrote that she's a spitting image of her mom when her hair is shaved off.
"So I think I'll keep this look for a bit longer so that I see my mama's beautiful image every time I look into the mirror."
The star's fans took to her comment section to comfort her in her time of grief.
"May God be with you throughout your journey of recovery... You look beautiful by the way."
"Beautiful tribute to mom, may she continue to RIP."
"And I am sure you will look gorgeous still. Nothing but light."
"Oh Lerato you just reminded me of my late father and the time I shaved off my hair. Sending you love."
"May her soul rest in peace. I lost my mom to breast cancer too in April. I hate cancer."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Michael B Jordan penned an emotional tribute to his late Black Panther co-star, Chadwick Boseman. Michael played the role of Erik Killmonger, who challenged the Black Panther for the throne of Wakanda in the superhero film.
Michael penned a long heartfelt post about how Chadwick's "greatness" motivated him. He also shared pics of the two of them during good times.
"I’ve been trying to find the words, but nothing comes close to how I feel. I’ve been reflecting on every moment, every conversation, every laugh, every disagreement, every hug… everything. I wish we had more time."
Michael expressed that one of the last times they had a conversation, Chadwick said they were forever linked.
"Now the truth of that means more to me than ever. Since nearly the beginning of my career, starting with 'All My Children' when I was 16 years old, you paved the way for me."
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