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Thando Thabethe excited after securing two SAFTA’s nominations

Thando Thabethe is excited about bagging two nominations from the 17th Annual South African Film and Television Awards.

Taking to Instagram, the multi-talented star revealed scooping two nominations for her role on House Keepers season 3 and How to Ruin Christmas season 3.

Thando Thabethe

Thando is nominated as the Best Actress in a TV Drama and Best Actress in a TV Comedy category. The businesswoman is excited for the nods bagged as she’s longed to desire them.

Thando Thabethe

“I prayed so hard for this and God said yes!!! I loved playing Linda Ndlovu so much, and I’m so happy that my work for housekeepers is finally being recognized…@portiagumedesa come to this side 😭😭😭, I’m beyond elated…. And then my girl Beauty got pregnant and allowed to have the best time on How to Ruin Christmas: the baby shower …to be nominated in a leading role in two completely different categories has been my dream and God did a thing here … I have no words…I’m so happy,” she wrote.

In other news – DJ Casper creator of ‘Cha-Cha Slide dies at 58

DJ Casper, who created the world-famous “Cha-Cha Slide,” has died. He was 58. The DJ — who was born Willie Perry Jr. — died on Monday, after a battle with cancer, ABC News reports.

The Chicago native reportedly created the iconic dance and song as a step aerobics routine, when he was helping his nephew, who worked as a fitness trainer at Bally’s Total Fitness, according to NPR. Read More

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