Prince Kaybee’s strong warning to Mzansi after Nelli Tembe’s death

Prince Kaybee’s strong warning to Mzansi after Nelli Tembe’s death

The tragic death of rapper AKA’s fiancée Anele “Nelli” Tembe has reignited conversations about treating one another with kindness on social media, especially about how the death of an individual is announced. The 22-year-old died on Sunday morning after she apparently fell from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town. The Tembe and Forbes families confirmed Nelli’s death through a press release on Sunday afternoon. Before official confirmation of her death was received, Nelli and AKA were already topping the trends list on Twitter after parody account @BarryRoux tweeted “confirming” her death.

This triggered many celebs, including Prince Kaybee, who pleaded with people on social media to be more sensitive around announcing people’s deaths, especially once they haven’t any authority to try to to so. Prince Kaybee speaks on Nelli Tembe death “If you wake to the news that I’m dead, i do know nobody likes me, but please be sensitive to the truth that my family lost someone they love. regardless of what opinion you’ve got about me, I’m still someone’s child, friend, boyfriend, father, and colleague. “We actually need to treat other people’s loss with caution. You can’t run your mouth as if you’re immortal. take care,” Kaybee said. Celebs Nandi Madida, Bontle Moloi, and Boity Thulo also weighed in on the conversation, taking to their respective TLs to remind their followers of the importance of kindness.

Boity urged tweeps to reflect on their most painful memories and use that have as guidance on the way to treat others browsing their worst time. “Think about your worst, most painful moments.

Consider how you’d have wanted people to increase their warmth and kindness to you. Then do exactly that for subsequent person. “The darkness on social media are often unbearably overpowering. Please let’s all choose kindness as often as possible. Please,” Boity said. Choreographer Bontle echoed Boity’s sentiments, adding that compassion should be used daily. “We know absolutely nothing about what someone outside ourselves is fully experiencing in their hearts, minds and souls. We don’t know what people need to accept, external to and within themselves. Please have compassion. Use it. Every single day. It’s so important to possess,” Bontle said. Read their tweets below:


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