I hated my fame: Pamela Nomvete

By Drum Digital
25 January 2013

Actress Pamela Nomvete’s new book reveals dramatic truths about her fall from grace

She was TV’s ultimate super-bitch: power-hungry, manipulative and deadly. Fans more than loved to hate Generations’ Ntsiki Lukhele – they relished it.

But beneath the tough-as-nails character we saw on TV was a woman in hell, battling demons that led to a spectacular fall from grace and resulted in her living in her car and selling her clothes for food and cigarettes.

Pamela Nomvete (49) has come clean about her life at the height of her fame and after Generations in her explosive memoir, Dancing to the Beat of the Drum: In Search of My Spiritual Home.

“I wanted to tell the truth so people will finally know what happened to me,” Pamela tells us from Britain, where she stars in the popular soapie Coronation Street. “I thought there would be mixed reactions from my Generations fans but so far the response has been very positive.

Read more in DRUM - 31 January 2013

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