- Anele 'Nelli' Tembe is being laid to rest in KwaZulu-Natal and her father spoke at her funeral service
- According to Moses Tembe, Nelli's dad, his daughter did not commit suicide and she was not suicidal
- Social media users have been reacting to the claims that Nelli did not end her own life and are asking questions
Anele 'Nelli' Tembe, AKA's late fiancée is being laid to rest today in KwaZulu-Natal. Her funeral is being streamed on YouTube. Her family is still grief-stricken and AKA is still in disbelief. Speaking at the funeral, Nelli's dad said that his daughter's death was not due to suicide.
Nelli's father, Moses Tembe, warned the youth about the use of alcohol and drugs. This has caused a stir on social media. Fans are now speculating what really could have happened.
Moses said that his daughter was not suicidal at any point and she did not commit suicide. Nelli fell from the 10th floor of a hotel in Cape Town on Sunday.
He also encouraged AKA to accept Christ into his life in the closing of his speech and acknowledged the pain he is going through.
Check out the reactions from social media below:
"So Anele Tembe's dad is alluding to substance abuse. He knows his daughter best angeke siphikise but I hope he understands that depression and substance abuse can co-exist which can lead to suicide as well."
"Anele Tembe's funeral is making me realize that our parents really don't know us! They don't."
"Anele Tembe’s dad’s speech was cringeworthy, downplayed mental health, blamed drugs and alcohol after age 21, said it was not suicide."
Briefly News previously reported that Nelli Tembe's siblings paid a tribute to her at her heartbreaking memorial service. AKA's fiancée Nelli Tembe passed away on Sunday and her memorial service was held on Thursday evening in KwaZulu-Natal.
Her siblings paid tribute to her and the memorial service was open to the public through Zoom. Nelli's family and close friends attended the memorial service, AKA was also present. Her siblings spoke at the memorial and were still visibly grief-stricken.
Her sister Mbali spoke about how painful it was to see her sister's body.
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