First official pic from George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s beautiful wedding has been released!

Chris Brown reportedly shoved a woman in a nightclub over the weekend after she tried to kiss him

Isidingo star reveals HIV status

2011-12-01 12:06
 
Cape Town – South African actress Lesego Motsepe has decided to reveal that she is HIV positive on World Aids Day, reports Eye Witness News.

The actress, best known for her role as Letti Matabane on local soap opera Isidingo, has admitted that she has been living with the virus for almost 13 years.

Motsepe has stated that the reason for her confession is to make a difference in the lives of others after she suffered rejection and resentment after those close to her became aware of her status.

"The virus lives in my blood. For 13 years I had known, and I wanted to use the opportunity God gave me to be able to be a mentor to those who will be going through the same struggles I have gone through," she said.

Read more on:    world aids day  |  isidingo  |  celebrities  |  health
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
55 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

With just three weeks to go until “Africa’s biggest music festival”, the organisers of the TribeOne Festival were sending desperate SMSes to the City of Tshwane, pleading for more money. Read More »

I’ve always said that those Debbie Downers who give us all a bad name just needed a good...uhm...bit of loving to put the spring back in their step. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.