South African actress, Bubu Mazibuko will be sitting on the judging panel of one of the greatest awards ceremonies on the planet. Yesterday, the actress jetted off to New York City, ready to take her seat on the panel of the 42nd International Emmy Awards.
Bubu was born and bred in Soweto and is widely recognized as one of finest actors in South Africa. Mazibuko has been on our local movies such as Mandela: Long walk to freedom, Gangsters Paradise: Jerusalema and Catch a fire. Bubu is excited to represent the country on such a large international scale.
"I received an invite because I was part of the judging panel. But I will also be representing South Africa in that regard."
"I view this as a huge honour and achievement. I am proud of it because I judge international shows.
"It is one of the achievements that will force the world to take me and my art seriously.
"Being selected also means the local industry trusts me enough and has faith in what I do," she said.
Mazibuko said she got chosen as she has been judging the South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) for years.
"They were looking for someone who is very experienced when it comes to judging the television awards. I am glad that the committee elected me."
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