Kuli Roberts on playing a sexy cougar and her health scare

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Kuli Roberts makes her return to the small screen as 'Mildred' on The Queen.
Kuli Roberts makes her return to the small screen as 'Mildred' on The Queen.
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Sassy TV and radio personality Kuli Roberts (37) is nailing the role of sexy cougar Mildred in Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queen. The mother of 25-year-old Warona is caught pants down with her daughter’s boyfriend, Thato. But even though they’ve been caught, she continues with the affair.

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Kuli is enjoying playing Mildred. “I love her. She has a carefree attitude.”

The 41-year-old character – with impeccable taste and a love for the finer things in life – loves looking good and never lets a fashion fad pass her by. 

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“Mildred has an Instagram account which she updates regularly showing off her collection of handbags, stilettos and cars. When she enters a room, she doesn't go unnoticed,” Kuli says.

Kuli, who’s mom to India (25) and Leaun (23), says she enjoys acting “because I get to be someone else”.

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The lockdown hasn’t had a big impact on her life, the actress tells us, other than taking extra health measures like wearing a mask and sanitising.

“Lockdown is like my life, I’m always home when not working,” she says.

Kuli recently had a health scare when she felt something like a lump in her breast, but she was quickly cleared by a health professional.

“I had a boob scare. I thought it was a lump and so I dragged my friend Doreen Morris to an oncologist,” she says.

But all is well, and she can't wait for more acting roles.

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