- Skeem Saam actress Pebetsi Matlaila, who is pregnant, has shared that she survived a hijacking attempt on Friday and is grateful to have come out unscathed
- The star said she was with her hubby and daughter when the attempted hijacking happened, which makes it all even more disturbing
- Pebetsi also revealed that they got into a car accident while trying to escape the hijackers but they didn't get her vehicle
Skeem Saam actress Pebetsi Matlaila has revealed that she recently survived a hijacking attempt.
The expectant mom took to Instagram to share that she is safe after she and her family got into a car accident while trying to get away from hijackers.
Pebetsi, who plays the role of Mokgadi on the popular SABC 1 show, said the traumatic experience occurred after she had dinner with her hubby and daughter on Friday night, 26 February.
According to ZAlebs, the newly-wed said on Instagram Stories that besides the shock and minor injuries, they are all fine. She shared that she had to go to hospital for check-ups of her unborn child.
"We’re still in good health, including the baby."
The radio personality took to Instagram again on Monday, 1 March to give her fans an update. The star said their family had arrived to show them support after the accident and the attempted hijacking.
"Feeling so grateful today! Thank God for my family (as strange as we may be together #realityshow vibes) they stopped everything to drive all the way here from their different locations JUST to come check up on us after the accident on Friday. And now we celebrate life and praise the Almighty together. #blessed GOD IS STILL GOOD!"
The stunner's fans took to her comment section to share their thoughts on her post.
"God's protection is amazing... Glad you are all good."
"Grateful you and your family are safe sisi, may God keep protecting you."
"@pebetsimatlaila ooh noo. I'm glad you're all OK. God will always protect you."
"God is good."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that gospel star and medical doctor Dr Tumi has opened up about his mugging incident. A video of the singer being mugged trended on social media last Wednesday, 24 February.
The star took to Twitter a few hours after his mugging went viral to show gratitude to all his fans for who left him "kind messages" on the micro-blogging app. The musician wrote:
"Good evening fam. Trust you have been well. Thank you all for your kind messages. Sending mega love to you. TGS."
The artist told Daily Sun in an interview that he wasn't shook by the incident because of the high rate of crime in Mzansi. Dr Tumi expressed that he's now fine.
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