Thembi Seete would have quit acting if it wasn't for Shona Ferguson

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  • Musician and TV personality Thembi Seete dedicated an Instagram post to Shona Ferguson, saying he encouraged her to continue acting, following a bad experience.
  • "I lost confidence and I stopped believing in myself," she said in the lengthy post.
  • Thembi Seete starred in Mzansi Magic's The Gift (2014) and Netflix's Kings of Joburg (2020), produced by Ferguson Films.

In an Instagram post, musician and TV personality Thembi Seete detailed how Shona Ferguson inspired her to reignite her acting career after she had quit. 

South African actor and producer Shona died from Covid-19 related complications on 30 July at the age of 47.

Produced by Shona and his wife, Connie's production company Ferguson Films, Thembi Seete starred in Mzansi Magic's The Gift (2014) and Netflix's Kings of Joburg (2020).

"I remember 4 years I was at the point were I thought to myself, I will never act again because of the bad experience I had. I'm not going to get into details, but I lost confidence and I stopped believing in myself," she started an Instagram post dedicated to "Angel Mr Sho".

"It's just so happened that one of the days when I was shooting, I bump into Mr Sho. And he asked if I'll ever consider acting again but then my response to him was, if it's it's your show, I'll do it in a heartbeat, [sic]" she went on to say.

In the post, Thembi explained how Shona also encouraged her to consider joining the cast of Gomora, which she did. 

"That's the kind of brother and sister friendship I had with Mr Sho. He had time and treated everyone the same. With love and respect," she captioned a video of Shona on the set of various productions. 


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