Pearl Thusi pays homage to Basetsana Kumalo


It’s a visit in New York from Basetsana that sparked a heartfelt gratitude note from the Quantico star.

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Read below Peal’s gratitude message to the businesswoman.


She gave me my first laptop. Helped me bury my grandmother. Held my hand as I became a mother. Taught me lessons about being a lady. Scolded me when I faltered. I know Angels are on earth because my mother must have asked God to send you to help make me a strong woman. Be my mother in her physical absence. Wiped my tears. I know that she chose you. Just being you... nothing can ever change what you mean to me. I can't claim to have been a motherless orphan because of women like you. Thank you. I pray God continues to bless you abundantly. ? . #Repost @basetsanakumalo ··· I have just had the delightful pleasure of catching up with this beautiful being over dinner. When we are together there is always so much to say and so little time. I continue to marvel at her success. I know the sheer hard work, dedication, sacrifices and tenacity it has taken for her to come this far. I remember meeting her as a 19 year old, being asked to mentor her. Today she is based in New York and starring in #Quantico and doing so much more with her life.She remains grounded with a strong head on her shoulders! She graciously still opens my car door and calls me Ma!!! May your star continue to rise and shine brighter each day @pearlthusi Mad love for you always Baby girl ????? #DaughtersWeRaise #GlobalCitizen #UpwardsAndOnwards #HalalaThings

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