South Africans and industry colleagues are paying respect to Kuli Roberts, a popular actress and media personality who died on Wednesday evening.
According to a source close to the 39-year-old actress, she passed out last night at 22:00 and never awoke.
“She was at a get-together with friends when she collapsed and never awoke.”
South Africans and fans of the star have flocked to social media to pay tribute to The Queen actress and Trending SA presenter- Kuli Roberts.
Roberts was a journalist at Drum and You Magazine before working at Sunday World as a Lifestyle Editor.
Her industry friends commended the Real Goboza presenter for living her truth and for fighting for what she believed in until the end.
Her close friend Sello Maak KaNcube who also starred in The Queen tweeted:
“Bow out my dear sis, yours was a life lived 100 times better than how most of us wish we coul.”
“Those who loved you, loved you for your truth and resolve and same as those who didn’t!”
“Consistent to the end!”
“We will meet again for that coffee! #RIPKuliRoberts Rest in Peace!”
“I am still in shock my heart goes out to Kuli’s children, family, and loved ones.”
“She’s was one of a kind – an icon!”
Rest in Peace, my sister.”
“What a pleasure to have known you.”
“What a legacy #RIPKuliRoberts.”
“The loss of a legend like us Kuli Roberts sounds beyond belief, it sounds rather like a dream and somehow you’re goin’ wake up to “real life”.”
“We lost an icon of media, a pioneer, a veteran. May her soul rest in peace, power, and respect.”
“She was never perfect.”
“I am numb, speechless, and heartbroken.”
“Thank you for your love, talent, wit, playfulness, and being.”
“Rest Easy my Queen.”
“16 December 1982- 10 February 2022. Good Night Nomakula #RIPKuliRoberts.”