7de Laan's Kristen Raath on the mystery illness that brought her to the brink of death

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For the first time, 7de Laan actress Kristen Raath speaks out about the mysterious illness that nearly killed her. (PHOTO: Onkgopotse Koloti)
For the first time, 7de Laan actress Kristen Raath speaks out about the mysterious illness that nearly killed her. (PHOTO: Onkgopotse Koloti)

She disappeared from our TV screens in 2018 when her character went off to work as a chef in Europe following her divorce.

That’s the way Kristen Raath wanted it – it was time for her to spread her wings after playing Amorey on 7de Laan for a while and she had big dreams of focusing on her singing career and doing more modelling work. Her computer science studies at Unisa were also demanding more time from her.

But just a few months later, the actress vanished from public life and went silent on social media.

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