Joe Kazadi reveals how donations helped him survive after 'The Queen'

Joe Kazadi reveals how donations helped him survive after 'The Queen'

- Joe Kazadi recently revealed how donations from strangers helped him survive after losing his gig on the television show The Queen

- The actor was a guest on Phat Joe's Cheeky Palate when he opened up about the difficulties he experienced while he was unemployed

- Kazadi mentioned how he appealed for donations and was sent essentials that helped him get by until he found another job

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Joe Kazadi recently revealed that he relied on donations from kind strangers after he was let go from his job on Mzansi Magic.

Kazadi was booted from his role of Thabiso Ngcobo on the show The Queen and opened up in an interview on Phat Joe’s show Cheeky Palate where he described the hardships that came after losing his gig.

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According to the actor, his unemployment put strain on his marriage and made him struggle so much financially that at one point he had no electricity at home.

Joe Kazadi reveals how he survived on donations after being booted from The Queen
Joe Kazadi revealed how he survived on donations after being booted from 'The Queen'. Images: @king_kazadi
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Joe then described how he needed to get creative to provide for his family. The actor got to work and had a photoshoot with his baby girl that resulted in fans and followers donating to essentials to help him get by. Joe said he received items like diapers and baby formula to help him support his daughter.

Joe mentioned in his show that he never lost faith and that now he's bagged his new gig on BET's telenovela Isono.

In similar news, Briefly.co.za reported on when Sonia Mbele dropped a bombshell recently when she shared that her ex husband made her quit her role on the now defunct Generations TV show. Speaking on Phat Joe's show, Cheeky Palate, Mbele shared that her ex, lawyer Lesile Sedibe, did not like the role she played.

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Mbele played the role of Ntombi, the love interest of Sibusiso Dhlomo, played by Menzi Ngubane. Sedibe did not appreciate the on-screen romancing between the actors and even forbade her from watching herself on the show. The lawyer eventually made her quit the show, according to Mbele.

Sonia shared that her mother had to intervene to attempt to curb Sedibe's controlling ways. The actress went on to say that many assumed she married Sedibe for money, but that was not true.

"I married for love.”

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Sonia Mbele has finally opened up about her life in lockdown amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The actress took to social media to express to her followers how the ongoing national lockdown had affected her. "It hasn't been easy," she said. The star revealed that her peeps have been direct messaging her on Instagram complaining that she had been "under the radar".

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"With a household and three mouths to maintain it hasn't been easy. I know we've all been affected so my stresses are no exception. However we all have different coping mechanisms and mine has been to escape, sorry to have escaped you guys as well but it was the only way."

Sonia said she's been using her time in lockdown to write a lot.

"My way of surviving is to write... create a world where I can visit and forget all the worries. That’s what I did and it’s been a blessing."

She revealed that she's working on a television series script.

"I think (no I know) I'm working on something nothing short of thee greatest television series to have ever been created!

So I shot a pilot for this next big thing in June 2019 and now I'm currently rewarded with a fully-fledged series script.

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