The entertainment industry has lost yet another talented actor and South Africans are heartbroken over the death of the star.
Thapelo Maropefela has passed away. The news of his death was shared on social media by his older sister, Kamogelo Maropefela.
He is an actor known for his recent role as Kagiso on SABC1's The Kingdom.
Taking to Instagram, Kamogelo revealed that Thapelo passed away on the eve of his 25th birthday.
“Nana, I'm so sorry Your story was not meant to end now. Not on the eve of your 25th birthday. We are hurt. Cut deep. Empty. But we will try to celebrate you in our mourning. So difficult for me to say Rest easy, because it wasn't your time to rest yet! Aow papa. I'm so so sorry. We think of you today, and forever. May your spirit find peace.”
“I love you so much. Till we meet again, Sthape. Happy Birthday, little bro,” she continued.
The details of the cause of his death are unknown.
The industry has yet lost again!. We would like to send condolences to Thapelo Maropefela's family,close friends and supporters. Thapelo was a rising star in the entertainment industry. He is an actor well known for his recent role as Kagiso on SABC1's The Kingdom #RIPThapelo pic.twitter.com/mkNVtDwaEB— RMJ Artist Management (@RMJ_Management) October 25, 2021