Lerato Sengadi Is In Mourning

Messages of condolences are pouring in to her family

By  | Jan 07, 2021, 02:07 PM  | Lerato Sengadi  | Drama

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2021 is off to a bad start for Lerato Sengadi, who has taken to social media to announce the shocking passing of her mom.

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The PR guru revealed her mom's passing on Instagram in a post, after sharing a picture of her late mom with the caption, "My sweet sweet Angel! The one I love the most. My Queen. My best friend. My Mawe. My everything!! I will love you forever. 😭💔🕊."

Lerato did not reveal her mom's cause of death and messages of condolences from her fans, industry friends and media colleagues have been pouring in. The influencer recently celebrated her birthday in October and she shared that it was a bitter-sweet month because she lost her husband HHP in October 2018.

Lerato penned an emotional post, remembering her late husband, “As” by Stevie Wonder says it all. October will always be bittersweet. It is the month that the world gained me and the month I lost my world. Motho waka, Lerato la pelo yaka, I miss u every single second, of every single day... and it will be so until we are reunited. Ke go rata ka mmele, pelo le moya. (Sidebar: Nna le Motho waka were always so oulik. Tjeeerrrr! Bona fela!”.

As she celebrated her birthday, she reflected back on her struggles and quoted a motivational quote HHP used to say which speaks about losing something to gain another one.

“Today is my birthday. There was a time I didn’t think I would make it to see another one. In fact, I almost didn’t see today. Motho used to always say to me “Sometimes to gain it all you have to lose it all.”
Sengadi wrote

Many SA celebs have been losing their parents recently and it is scary. Another celeb who was recently mourning the passing of his dad is Da L.E.S. His father Leslie Jonathan Mampe SNR.  "R.I.P Leslie Jonathan Mampe SNR", and messages of condolences have been pouring in for his family," he tweeted.

The award-winning hip-hop star is not the only SA star to lose his parent this year. Model and businesswoman Ayanda Ncwane, recently announced the passing of her beloved mother on social media. In a post on Instagram, Ayanda posted of picture of herself with her mom and captioned it, "Yah neh. How does one even say rest In Peace MOM How? Her fans took to her comments section to send their messages of condolences.

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