The public is still coming to terms with the sudden passing of beloved YouTuber, Zibo Bantsi, who had passed away on Thursday, 1 October 2020. Zibo’s partner, hip hop artist, Frost Legato, made the shocking announcement today, 2 October 2020, confirming that Zibo had passed away due to complications during child birth.
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The statement read, “During the night of 1st Oct into 2nd October, we lost our beloved, Zibo Bantsi. Zibo had given birth via C-section on 16th September 2020 to a healthy baby girl, Azha Nthati Bantsi who she leaves in the care of her partner and mother. Complications arose during the delivery and she was put into an induced coma of which she did not make it out. Thank you for your prayers, we understand that her life was public but in these times we ask for sensitivity and consideration. Continue to celebrate her and may her soul rest in peace. ‘see you soon’.”
Frost Legato also shared a personal post on his Instagram page, which saw an image taken from her pregnancy shoot which was done just a few months prior to her death. I'll love you forever and ever. Rest, my angel.”, and a separate message on Twitter which stated, “I don't know how I'm supposed to raise this little girl without you but I love you forever, my angel.”
Messages of condolences have flood social media, and many are struggling to accept the fact that she had passed on. Fans of both Frost and Lebo have been waiting in anticipation for the announcement of the birth of their daughter, as they have followed along with their pregnancy journey.
A few months ago, Zibo and Frost shared a gender reveal announcement which confirmed that they would be expecting a girl. In the YouTube video, they share a clip of them in the hospital. The video begins with an ultra sound as the parents to be are told that it's a girl. Zibo is heard shouting in disbelief. "Are you serious? A girl? Wait, what? Oh my God, No ways!" Frost Legato said he was happy because he got what he wanted but Zizo wanted a boy but was happy regardless. Ever the romantic, Frost wanted his baby to look like his wife. "I hope she comes out looking like you,".
Zibo has left an impactful footprint on social media and will be remembered for her entertaining YouTube videos and charismatic personality. May her soul rest in peace.
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