- Mzali Wami actress Masasa Mbangeni is heartbroken over the loss of her friend to gender-based violence
- Masasa took to social media to talk about GBV and how some people don't want her to speak on it
- Social media users felt sorry for the actress and took to the comments section to comfort her
Actress Masasa Mbangeni is vocal about a lot of issues on social media and gender-based violence is one of them. Taking to social media, Masasa posted a picture and spoke about how she lost one of her friends to abuse.
"To people who say I have no right to comment on #GBV this is a childhood friend gunned down by her husband. This could be me or you? Shall we still keep quiet prefects of GBV?"
A few days ago, Masasa's friend was shot and killed by her husband. The perpetrator is still on the loose and Masasa has been posting on social media in hopes that the man will be found, so he can pay for his crimes.
The Mzali Wami actress has had enough of people telling her that she doesn't have a right to talk about GBV. Fans sympathised with Masasa in the comments section. Have a look at the reactions below:
"I'm so sorry for your loss, Masasa. I hope the perpetrator is brought to justice soon."
"Condolences. And I'd like to add that even if you didn't have a loved one affected, you should speak on whatever issues you want to speak on. It's your platform and it's your voice."
"Askies babes, experienced the same last year November. Was shocked beyond comprehension. May God strengthen you."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Ayanda Borotho reflected on how she tragically lost a friend to GBV. Isibaya actress Ayanda Borotho has opened up and shared a painful story about how she lost one of her friends to gender-based violence.
As South Africa entered 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, Ayanda found it the perfect time to share the story. The actress talked about how South Africans should be protecting women and children every day, not just at that time of the year.
She shared the story on Instagram, where she revealed that her friend was killed by her husband along with one of their children as he drove towards oncoming traffic about a month ago.
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