Vinolia Mashego (Photo: Gallo)
South African TV personality, Vinolia Mashego - popularly known was V-Mash - has died.
She was 56 years old.
The SABC also said in response to a media enquiry that it would be issuing a statement.
Broadcaster Khanyi Magubane tweeted on Monday: "Former TV presenter of Jam Alley fame Vinolia 'V - Mash' Mashego has passed away. Confirmed by Mashego Family."
According to former SABC reporter Horisani Sithole, Vinolia died in her sleep at her house in Mamelodi.
After leaving the entertainment industry, she made her return to TV when she joined Mzansi Magic Music show PLS Call Me in 2014.
The official Twitter account of the Department of Arts and Culture of South Africa tweeted: "Vinolia Mashego popularly known as V-Mash, who became a leader of popular culture in the 90's and will forever be remembered for breathing life into the soul of our nation."