- Somizi Mhlongo is celebrating his mom late Mary Twala's 80th birthday today
- In celebration of Mary's birthday, Somizi shared a sweet video of his mother on social media
- In the sweet video, Somizi's mom's friend Lillian Dube visits her while she is lying in a hospital bed
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Somizi Mhlongo has taken to social media to celebrate his late mom, Mary Twala's birthday with a sweet video. The star shared the heartwarming clip on Instagram on Monday, 14 September.
In the clip taken before her death, Mary - who was an actress - is with another Mzansi veteran actress, Lillian Dube. Lillian had visited Mary in hospital on the day the video was taken. She was lying in a hospital bed. The Metro FM presenter captioned the post:
"Someone is cutting onions. How can I not choke up watching this? Happy 80th Ma... On this day my mom was in a semi coma until mam' Lillian walked in and she was in this state. I'll tell you one day what happened and how... very hilarious."
In the footage, Mary, who passed away on July 5 at Netcare Park Lane Hospital in Johannesburg, tells Lillian that she's doing well despite being in hospital.
"Mina hospital or no hospital, everything is pashash... This is just a hospital by name."
Somizi's fans have flooded his comment section to with his late beloved mom a happy birthday. Below are some of their comments:
"The same joy your Mama brought to us strangers who never met her, you are doing that also SomG. Happy heavenly birthday Mama."
"Happy birthday to her! That story still kills me!"
"Happy birthday mommy."
"Happy heavenly birthday my sister. Sorely missed."
"That story cracks me, my golden girls. There was never a dull moment when they were together."
READ ALSO: Somizi Mhlongo’s late mother Mary Twala wins Best Actress award
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Skeem Saam actress Makgofe Moagi has opened up about the hardships she went through when she was pregnant with her twins. The stunner, who plays the character of Charity on the popular SABC1 soapie, has shared her near-death experience with her followers on Instagram.
The star was admitted to ICU in 2018 where she had to fight for her life and that of her unborn twins. Makgofe captioned her post:
"Nothing fazes me in this world. I almost died in 2018 in ICU. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to everyone, I’m pregnant. I remember telling the doctors and radiographers to check if I’m not pregnant and they all dismissed that as drugged-up patient talk."
The star, who gave birth to twins Cayden and Gabby in her late 30s, shared that she is grateful to God and her ancestors for saving her life.
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