- Nay Maps has shared that his grandmother has passed away a week after saying his last goodbye to his granddad
- Nay Maps, who is famous for for playing the role of Mxolisi on Uzalo, penned a touching tribute to his late granny
- Mzansi celebs have sent messages of condolences to The Queen star and his family
Nay Maps has taken to social media to announce that he has lost his grandmother. The actor said his granny passed away just a week after his grandfather died.
The Queen star took to Instagram on Wednesday, 20 January and penned a heartfelt tribute to his late granny. The clothing designer shared a pic of his grandmother and himself during happy times. He captioned the post:
"I don't know what's happening... But GrandMa, Its only been a week since GrandDad left. Now I see you decided to join him... You left same time and same day as he did last week."
The actor thanked his granny for always encouraging him to keep going even if things were tough. He also thanked her for teaching him how to love. In the lengthy post, the star also encouraged Mzansi peeps to love the people in their lives.
"My words to Everyone, LOVE THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE, LOVE EVERYONE YOU CAN AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. CARE FOR EVERYONE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. It goes a long way."
Mzansi celebs took to former Uzalo actor's comment section to comfort him and send their condolences to his family. Check out some of their comments below:
Nandi Madida said:
"My brother I’m so sorry."
Dawn Thandeka King wrote:
"Condolences my love."
Refilwe Modiselle commented:
"I'm sorry for your loss @naymaps. God strength."
DJ Sbu said:
"Nxese my brother. God speed. I'm very sorry for your loss. Condolences to your family."
Zakeeya Patel added:
"My heart goes out to you my friend! Sending you love, strength and peace."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Nay Maps took to social media last week to announce that his grandfather has passed away. The celebrity is part of an ever-growing list of Mzansi members who are saying goodbye to their loved ones and spending the beginning of 2021 in mourning.
Nay posted a touching photograph of himself clasping the hands of his mkhulu with both men smiling happily. The actor paired the photo with a heartfelt caption that conveyed just how much the maternal grandfather had meant to his grandson. The grief is compounded as Nay also lost his father in 2020 but wrote that his dad and grandad would be together now. Part of Nay's caption read:
"I honor and celebrate you. And I will continue to do as you said and to uplift and inspire many through my life. I love u Mkhulu. RIP Mkhulu - Grand Dad."
The star promised to honour his grandfather's legacy and live a life that inspires others.
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