Actress Pearl Thusi pens a touching tribute to Black Panther star Connie Chiume

Actress Pearl Thusi pens a touching tribute to Black Panther star Connie Chiume

Actress Pearl Thusi pens
Actress Pearl Thusi pens

Local actor Pearl Thusi paid tribute to activist star Connie Chiume during a sincere Instagram post.

Taking to her Instagram page, actor and tv host Thusi echoed The Carter Family’s sentiments during a moving tribute to veteran actor and entertainer Chiume.

Reflecting on the interview with Chiume on BET Africa’s “Behind The Story”, Thusi shared snaps from that memorable moments with Mzansi’s leading lady within the tv and movie industry.

She wrote: “Please facilitate Maine celebrate this wonderful woman! What a queen. What associate icon.

“Constantly pushing boundaries and reminding North American country that success and determination haven’t any age hooked up thereto. skilled, kind, poised, loving…”

She continued: “It was really associate honour to being your presence and to interview you. 🙏🏽❤️

I love you Mam Connie… might God still bless you profusely. ❤️”


To that the Gomora star responded, acknowledging Thusi’s kind words and thanking her for being sacred to several within the trade.

She said: “Eish @Pearlthusi.Why uthanda ukungikhalisa mara? thanks my baby. i’m happy that God has unbroken Maine this way during this trade that i think he wired Maine for. individuals such as you create it value wakening.

“I am locution it once more, area unit|you’re} one among those adolescents WHO are a concept to each young and previous. Ngiyakuthanda mtanam (I love you) …❤️🔥🔥😍

During associate interview with Thusi, Chiume spoke regarding however very little modified for her within the industry, even once her activist role.

“I bear in mind once came I back once the premiere (of ’Black Panther’)… there very wasn’t something very much like way as my character worries here in South Africa. I simply found myself going back to a similar “old hustle”.

Chiume further that she didn’t need to feel dangerous regarding it as a result of “no one promised” her that things are going to be all ok once her international role within the multi-award-winning film.

This feeling didn’t last long as a result of shorty once activist, Chiume bagged a job during a native picture Blessers, wherever she compete the role of Malerato aboard Thabo “Tbo Touch” Molefe, Sonia Mbele and Kenneth Nkosi.

She additionally asterisked as Serabi in Beyoncé’s film “Black Is King”, opposite Queen Bey herself, Jay Z, Noemi Joseph Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o and Pharrell Williams.

Chiume won the hearts of South Africans once she compete the role of Mamokete Khuse on e.tv soapie “Rhythm City”.

Now she is killing in nefarious role of Mam’ Sonto on Mzansi Magic’s Safta triumph show “Gomora”.