Tributes Continue To Pour In For Late Gomora Star

He reportedly died by suicide

By  | May 08, 2022, 03:37 PM  | Connie Chiume  | Drama

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The shocking death of actor Siyabonga Zubane rocked many people on social media. The young Gomora star, apparently lost his life by suicide on Saturday, May 7.

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Siyabonga Zubane played the character Sdumo, who was a car hijacker on the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora. Mzansi Magic confirmed the news of the actor's passing on their social media posts.

"No words could express the pain and sorrow we're all feeling right now, Siyabonga Ndlondlozubane. I great upcoming actor, inspiring & motivating, his craft GREAT! Everything this man has shown us on TV is just GOOD! No one should go through death like this.

"Our sincerest condolences to the Ndlozubane family at this time, you have our deepest deepest sympathy & unwavering support. Wishing you peace, comfort & lots of love at this time of sorrow #deathbenotproud."
Tributes continue to pour in for the actor from various personalities and social media users. Connie Chiume who also stars in Gomora, wrote, "Oh my son kanti yini mara heh? What is happening to our children?" she said. "Siya, I have no words…. Rest In Peace rising Icon, you left your mark, you will always be remembered! You were a true fighter, and a go getter! A true rising icon indeed," she wrote. 

Taking to her comments section was actress Enhle Mbali who expressed sadness as well as Vusi Nova who said, "My heart is sore man. May he rest in peace." 

Others said: @mamaquincy_ "Who is going to say Gogzin now, we will forever miss you." 

@nyiko_nobela, "May his soul rest in perfect peace and I pray that God intervenes because this is heart breaking, we can't live like this." 

Many celebrities have opened up about battling suicide especially after Riky Rick's passing. In his suicide note Riky wrote for his wife Bianca Naidoo and their children, he said he could not stop battling the voices in his head. 

Dear Bianca, 

This pain is too much. I don't want you to blame yourself for my life being unbearable. You gave me more love than I deserved. Live your life. Do not hide the light you have me every day.

I am sorry for being the one who gives up but the pain I feel is too much to deal with. The voices in my head have never gone away. I wish I was stronger, but I am not. Please forgive me. I love you.

To his son Maik: "Follow your passion my son. The world is better than you can ever imagen. I love You."

And lastly to his son Jordan: "Jordan, the best thing that ever happened in my life. You taught me so much about life. Thank you for being so good to me. Thank you for being such an inspiration to me. I love you."

Others who have openly spoken about battling this demon include Dumi Mkokstad who said he was on the verge of committing suicide. He ruffled feathers when he said, "Suicide isn't the solution, Christ is." But quickly corrected himself when he said, "I have been through depression I wrote tweets yesterday with the #RIKYRICK_I_UNDERSTAND because I have been there and I was on the verge of committing suicide myself. Therefore I can never judge anyone who ends up taking their lives because I know exactly what they’re facing," he tweeted.

"Maybe let’s start here Iv been through depression myself and would never Not understand anyone's reaction to it. People deal with situations differently and I will never judge anyone who may go through that."

Other celebs include Minnie Dlamini who revealed this after her divorce wit husband Quinton Jones. As well as AKA.

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