Nomzamo Mbatha's Aunt Bassie Kumalo pens her a sweet message that will leave you In tears

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SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA – NOVEMBER 29: TV presenter Nomzamo Mbatha and Basetsana Kumalo during the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Is’thunzi’ Sabafazi – The Dignity of Women – conversation at the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Soweto Campus on November 29, 2018 in Soweto, South Africa. The event, held in the year marking the Nelson Mandela Centenary Campaign, is a conversation that seeks to speak to an audience of both young women and men about the challenges that our society continues to grapple with. (Photo by Gallo Images / Frennie Shivambu)
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Nomzamo Mbatha’s role in the upcoming sequel of the 1988 film Coming 2 America deserves to be celebrated, and Basetsana Kumalo’s celebration of it is definitely a tear jerker.

Bassie has been in Nomzamo’s life since her childhood and can’t help but feel like a proud aunt.

On the day of Nomzamo’s announcement about the role, Bassie couldn’t wait to rejoice in the news with everyone else on Instagram.

“Today, baby girl, you are an international movie star! You have earned that accolade, so bask in it!” Bassie captions on a series of pictures of Nomzamo and herself.

Bassie said she had been watching Nomzamo slay and she couldn’t be prouder.

“Through the years Zamo, I have watched how hard you have worked to cultivate and hone your craft, with such diligence, precision and determination. You’re happy disposition, childlike manner and exuberance always delighted us when you were growing up. Now the world gets to appreciate the gift of you, in its full essence.”

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It was just yesterday seeing this beautiful ”brown eyed girl” playing in the yard and swimming with her sister Karla in our friend’s home, Ntombi and Carlos Pereira in Hurlingham. (You know sweetheart, she watches over you). Today baby girl, you are an international movie star! You have earned that accolade, so bask in it! Through the years Zamo, I have watched how hard you have worked to cultivate and hone your craft, with such diligence, precision and determination. Your happy dispostion, childlike manner and exuberance always delighted us when you were growing up. Now the world gets to appreciate the gift of you, in its full essence. All your Aunties in our Whatzapp group are still crying and have not stopped. When I got the news 3 weeks ago @pumzano swore me to absolute secrecy. Yhoooo it was such a tough secret to keep, as all I just wanted to do was to shout it from the rooftops! Congratulations Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Mbatha, yours is no mean feat for an African girl child. Your success is a startling reminder that ”black girl child, your dreams are valid.” We are ”Coming2America” please tell Eddie Murphy to expect us! 🤣🤣🤣 Well done cupcakes, with sprinkles and icing (as Bontle would say🧁🧁) Mzansi is proud of you Nana. Sithi halala @nomzamo_m halala! You are loved. ❤️

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-Tshisalive


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