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Actress Palesa Madisakwane gets office job

Somizi Mhlongo’s baby mama, actress and TV presenter Palesa Madisakwane, decided to work a nine-to-five job in order to sustain herself; this follows after the Covid-19 pandemic that left several South Africans out of jobs and struggling to make ends meet, ZiMoja reported.

Palesa Madisakwane whose best known for her former acting role on Generations as well as her presenter gig on Gospel Gold has now works a nine-to-five job as she chooses not to put all her eggs in one basket, the publication reported.

Palesa Madisakwane

Madisakwane said she decided to not count on the cut-throat film industry to be her main source of income because it does not always pay as expected. For example, it was said that an actor can get called to shoot several episodes in a day and only receive payment for only one of the shoots. On top of that, there are numerous newbies also trying to break into the industry.

Palesa Madisakwane

“People want to see these young fresh faces. It is important for us to have some to fall back on,” she was quoted as saying. The former Ashes to Ashes actress may not look a day over 30 but she will actually be turning 48 on 4 September. The seasoned actress has been fortunate to bag several gigs over the years and meet the whos who in the industry. Palesa Madisakwane has rubbed shoulders with several celebrities, and even dated some too.

She and former Idols judge, Somizi Mhlongo are parents to the bubbly Bahumi whose also an inspiring entertainer. She was married to Jakes Mocuminyane, who is the father of two of her other children, Briefly reported. And, it was said that she also dated businessman Nico Matlala a few years ago who was a decade her junior.

Source: News365

In other news – AKA’s mother Lynn Forbes celebrates her Birthday in Style

AKA’s mother, Lynn Forbes, has refused to age as she celebrated her first birthday since AKA’s death. The birthday girl had been making several headlines since the death of her son, AKA.

Lynn Forbes

She had been showing love to her granddaughter Kairo Forbes, and fans loved it so much. A few days, they had been celebrating Kairo’s birthday, and the family was happy. Celebrating her birthday, Lynn left many of AKA’s fans, Megacy celebrating, calling her their mother. Learn more

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