'I can't believe it' - Joe Mafela's nephew speaks on actor's sudden death

2017-03-19 10:20
Joe Mafela
Joe Mafela (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town - On Sunday, Anthony Mafela broke the news that his uncle, veteran actor Joe Mafela had died.

He tweeted, "Sad News.. My Uncle Joe Mafela passed on last night."

The news then spread throughout South Africa and the world with slews of messages across social media. 

The Juice reached out to Anthony and he told us about how he found out about the sad news, "The family let me know last night, about the car accident and him passing." When asked about how he was doing Anthony said, "Bad, bad, bad. I don't know what to do. It's hard to accept."

Anthony also went on to say that Joe had plans to go on a cruise on Sunday and was looking forward to it. 

Here is Anthony's tweet about his uncle's death: