Over the weekend many celebs took to Twitter to express their shock and sympathy towards the news of Madiba's hospitalisation. Here are some of their tweets...
AB de Villiers - @ABdeVilliers17
Get well soon Madiba #tata
Samkelo Ndlovu - @SamkeloNdlovu
The papers and this insensitive headlines!!! Can’t be peacefully be? No man! Leave Mandela. If you’re gonna report on it, BE SENSITIVE!
Talib Kweli Greene - @TalibKweli
My prayers are going out to the Mandela family in the hopes that Nelson Mandela gets better #madiba
Russell Simmons - @UncleRUSH
Prayers for Nelson Mandela
Hlomla Dandala – HlomlaDandala
When we are called to “pray for Mandela” as a nation, what is it we are praying for? For him to live(inpain) or die(so he can rest)?
Bobby van Jaarsveld - @bobbyvjaarsveld
My thoughts and prayers going out to Mnr Nelson Mandela. South Africa loves you!
Penny Lebyane - @PennyLebyane
A prayer of thanks giving for the Blessing Mandela has been to us,SA,Africa,World his whole life. God touch him this morning in hospitaal.
Craig Jacobs - @craigbjacobs
Whether you were in prison with him or a Brit right winger, I’m not interested in your thoughts on Mandela. Can’t we just reflect and pray.
Madiba admitted to a Pretoria hospital early on Saturday morning due to a recurring lung infection.