Lillian Dube reminisces on great life of legend Joe Mafela

Veteran actress and producer Lillian Dube says late acting legend Joe Mafela was like a brother to her.

Tributes have been pouring in after Mafela died in a road collision on Saturday evening.

Read: Joe 'Sdumo' Mafela remembered as humble people's person

Dube says she and Mafela spent a great deal of time together in the weeks leading up to his untimely death.

Mafela had just returned from a cruise with his wife the day before his passing, Dube revealed.

She reflected on his sense of humour, humility, generous spirit and the adventures she experienced with him.

He was just so giving, and never expecting anything in return.

Lillian Dube, veteran actress and producer

The last two weeks of my life with bra Joe were amazing. It's like he was saying goodbye... He was just happy.

Lillian Dube, veteran actress and producer

One thing that consoles me is that he lived a full life.

Lillian Dube, veteran actress and producer

Also read: Local is lekker was his motto, John Kani recalls great moments with Joe Mafela

Dube also expressed disappointment in the entertainment industry for neglecting legends like Mafela while they are still alive.

Take a listen to Lillian Dube reminisce on Joe Mafela life:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Lillian Dube reminisces on great life of legend Joe Mafela


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