Tributes Continue To Pour In For Jamie Bartlett

His untimely passing has sent shockwaves across the country

By  | May 24, 2022, 10:29 AM  | Jamie Bartlett  | Top of the

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The nation is still in disbelief following the untimely passing of veteran actor Jamie Bartlett, who died at 55 years old. Jamie was one of the country's most admired actors and his acting chops, consistently left viewers on the edge of their seats.

His passing is a major loss to the entertainment fraternity. News of his passing sent shockwaves to many people yesterday following  eNCA's report that a close family member confirmed the actor's death.

Even though his cause of death is still yet to be confirmed. Tributes continue to pour in for the actor on social media. Celebrities, industry colleagues and fans have taken to social media to send their words of comfort to his family and friends.

Media personality Somizi Mhlongo who recently worked with Jamie, expressed his heartbreak on his Instagram account during his untimely passing. Somizi hosted his Sunday African Cuisine at Brooklyn which featured Jamie. He shared a picture of them at the venue and said it was Jamie’s last night.

"And just like that....last night wud be the last night together literally...... i even made fun of u for greeting each and every person @012_lifestyle_brooklyn including the kitchen staff....yo spirit knew.....farewell my Jamie.” he wrote.
Sello Maake KaNcube took to his Twitter account to pay tribute to the fallen icon. "@sellomkn "It is true that we are all going to depart from this world but currently we are practically living on the edge!  Embedded in you were tons and tons of gold in pure raw talent," captioned the tweet.

Thapelo Mokoena also penned a heartfelt message remembering Jamie.
"I’m so sorry Jamie. My condolences to the Bartlett Family for the loss of this Giant. What an absolute Legend. Thank you for everything Bartlett. Starring along side you in #NothingForMahala really certified my feeling about my purpose as an Actor. I knew then that my journey was legit. You never stopped making me feel like I had arrived & had next in this game. I always appreciated that," he wrote.

Benni Langa wrote: "Actually can't believe it. When people use the phrase "Full Of Life" you'd find it really difficult not to think of Jamie Bartlett if you were ever blessed to cross paths with him. One of the heroes I hoped just to meet. Instead I got so much more. I still have our conversations that I'm going through on WhatsApp and it's just strange that you're gone just like that. One of the absolute GREATS bar none that this country ever produced. Farewell brother. Lala kahle JB. #RipJamieBartlett,"
Mmusi Maimane wrote "Waking up to the news that the nation has lost a legend. #RIPJamieBartlett you were a thespian through and through, a national treasure and South Africa will dearly miss you. My condolences to the family, the acting community and to all who had the honor of calling him friend.

May his soul rest in peace.

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