The Queen Actors Who Lost Their Loved Ones

They opened up about their tragic losses

By  | May 28, 2021, 11:58 AM  | Connie Ferguson  | Drama

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Over the years, The Queen actors have opened up about the heartache of losing their loved ones.

These actors often take to social media to pay tribute to their late loved ones and remember them.

1. Jessica Nkosi.

The actress lost her father Jabu Nkosi, to a rare cancer when she was in grade 11. She also opened about later finding out that her father was also HIV positive. Jessica often remembers him on his birthday and in 2019 she penned a touching post remembering her father and her older sister Nomusa Nkosi, who died in 2017.

"Today was a bit of a difficult day for me...Today is my father’s birthday.
I keep telling myself to smile. He would be proud, not only of me but my siblings as well. We all thriving and making him proud. God is carrying us ❤️
We are so blessed to have had the opportunity to call him dad. Myself, sis Nomusa, Swazi, Junior and Sphelele are so blessed... (RIP to my beautiful older sister Sis Nomusa ☹️🙏🏽❤️) I must continue to make him proud. Go for my dreams and everything I believe in."


2 Connie Ferguson.

Connie lost her mother on the 25th of July 2013. In a touching Instagram post, Connie paid tribute to her by writing, “Moms, I will never stop loving you. Never stop missing you. I cherish all the memories I have of you. Sometimes your physical absence doesn’t feel real. Sometimes I think it’s all a dream, that I’ll wake up to a text message from you first thing in the morning. Those were my favorite!” she wrote

3 Thembsie Matu.

The actress tragically lost her husband recently after he was found floating dead in a pool. She took to her Instagram post to share the heartbreaking news.

"Last Thursday, I tragically lost my dear husband, my rock, whom I've been with for 36 years. It's been a very difficult time for us, and we ask that you keep us in your prayers as we plan for the funeral, and the days after that. We're a family that trusts God, and we believe that he will carry us through,
" she shared on her Instagram page.

4. Nay Maps.

The actor lost his father Ntate Simeon Maphalala recently and he took to his Instagram account to share about the heartache of losing him by writing "Life ain't the same no more."

5. Ntando Duma

In an interview with TshisaLIVE, the actress who lost her father in 2018, opened up about how abusive her late father was.

"My father was an alcoholic and used to drink a lot, he was very abusive. The most tragic thing is me and my siblings would often cry because we were seeing him beating our mother, and he would then beat all of us too,"
she said.

She also opened u about how he set their shack on fire after coming home intoxicated, "We used to live in a shack in Soweto and one day he (her father) came home really drunk and instead of knocking and asking for us to let him in, he set the whole shack alight. We were inside. We had to call an ambulance and neighbors to help us."

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