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Diep City actress Lebogang ‘Lettie’ Mpyana dies

Popular influencer, MC and actress Lebogang ‘Lettie’ Mpyana died on Wednesday, 1 November after a short illness.

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LEBOGANG MPYANA DIES

The family of the Limpopo-born comedienne Lebogang ‘Lettie’ Mpyana confirmed that the Diep City actress passed away.

The family spokesperson T Mpyana released a statement on Thursday morning, 2 November on the actress’s Facebook account which read:

“It is with great sadness to announce the passing of our daughter Lebogang Mpyana. Lebo died after a short illness. We ask that you keep us in your thoughts and prayers in this time of bereavement. Memorial service and funeral service details will follow”.

The Mpyana’s also pleaded with the public on Wednesday evening to refrain from posting and tagging her social media accounts.

Mpyana was popularly known for the role of gossipmonger Khelina in Mzansi Magic’s canned telenovela Diep City.

SOUTH AFRICANS PAY TRIBUTE ‘DIEP CITY’ ACTRESS

The actress Lebogang ‘Lettie’ Mpyana’s former Diep City co-star Chrispen Nyathi, who played the role of pastor Charleston on the Mzansi Magic’s telenovela took to his Instagram account on Thursday morning to pay tribute to her.

Comedienne, chef and actress Lebogang Tlokana also paid tribute to Mpyana on her Instagram account: “Rest in Peace, Queen Sekwatakwata.”

@wendymofokeng14: “Today we are making noise for you, hopefully you will understand. Rest in peace Lettie.”

@Kelly_mofokeng: “I liked her so much bro, that sucks man.”

@sarel_lee: “It is said the cause of death was a short illness. Death be not proud.”

@joy_zelda: “She killed her character as Khelina on Diep City. The industry has lost another great talent.”

 

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