Terry Pheto opens up about her E! Online special

2015-08-31 06:00


Terry Pheto (Instagram)

Johannesburg- Internationally renowned actress, Terry Pheto has been chosen along with some of Mzansi's fave celebs to tell their stories to the world. 

Terry, along with the likes of Bonang Matheba, AKA, Shashi Naidoo and Danny K will kick off E! Entertainment's first ever locally produced E! News Special. 

Speaking to The Juice ahead of the show's debut on 10 September, Terry explained that she's looking forward to telling her life story. 

"I really feel honoured and excited about the future in South African entertainment industry. I think this is a step in the right direction. We have amazing South Africans, who derserve that international platform, and for this to happen now shows that we are global players," she explained. 

Terry added that she believes that a show of this nature will also inspire local talent and producers to want more. 

"I believe that it will inspire local actors to work harder so that their stories are told to the world," she added. 

Despite having many career highlights, which include being on US sopaie, Bold & Beautiful, being the lead actress on films such as Tsotsi and Long Walk to Freedom, this becomes the highlight of Terry's career. 

"This says you've done the work. Now this is your chance to tell your story. No one can ever tell your story the way you can. This is my life story and my documentary," she explained. 

The actress, turned producer, added that fans can look forward to seeing things that she's never shared with anyone before. 

"It's going to be very special, as fans will get to see things that I've never shared before. You will get to see my life from the moment I was born up until now, and what's next for Terry Pheto," she said. 

The series will premiere on E! (Dstv Channel 124) in South African on Thursday, 10 September at 8pm. 

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