American-based actress Nondumiso Tembe badly affected by her sister Nelli Tembe’s suicide

American-based actress Nondumiso Tembe badly affected by her sister Nelli Tembe’s suicide

US-based actress and musician Nondumiso Tembe has opened about handling the heartbreak of her “baby sister” and rapper AKA’s fiancee, Anele “Nelli” Tembe. Nelli died on Sunday after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town. The 22-year-old’s death was confirmed by the Tembe and Forbes families through a press release. Nondumiso is Nelli’s cousin and sometimes mentioned her as her “baby sister”. She took to Instagram on Monday to share an image of the pair together. In a short tribute, the previous Generations actress said she was left speechless by Nelli’s death. “My baby, Ngiphelelwe amazwi. Words fail me immediately. we’ll hold you in our hearts forever.

 

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Lala kahle, mbali yethu,” she wrote. She also thanked those that had offered support and condolences to the Tembe family during this difficult time. “Thank you such a lot to everyone who has sent kind words of comfort for our family, ngiyathokoza kakhulu.” Fellow actress Terry Pheto offered her condolences to Nondumiso, writing: ”I’m so so pitying your loss.” “So sorry Nondu. Unbelievable,” said Sthandiwe Kgoroge. In their statement on Sunday, the Tembe family said they were shocked and heartbroken by Nelli’s death. “We are still in shock and handling our emotions as she was an exceptional and gifted girl with such a lot life before her. She had a sweet nature and was always nurturing to those about her.” – Sowetan

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