“We must be sensitive to the pain people go through” – Florence Masebe

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Chatting to Azania on talk radio station 702, the actress described the hurt she felt after her 18-month old son’s death, especially due to media reports that insinuated she had a party at her house when the incident occurred.

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"The most hurtful thing was a journalist who had gone and decided there was a party at my house when he didn't even know what had happened. That was truly, truly hurtful and wrong," she told Azania.

"It was shocking, and not shocking. It taught me to remember who is who and who isn't who. At that moment what mattered most to me was the truth."

Her message to anyone going through the same thing and onlookers to the situation:

"Maybe people just don't understand the pain of being bereaved. You never want to wish that kind of pain on anybody or on any mother. As Africans, we must just take a step back and remember to respect and be sensitive to the pain that other people are going through."

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