Kuli Roberts sadly passed away on Wednesday evening. And although her family has yet to release a statement, the media personality’s cousin, Nyaniso Bhengu, confirmed the news.
According to City Press, the 39-year-old actress was on set of her new show when she suffered from an unexpected seizure and collapsed.
“She arrived on set around 7pm, where they were filming with other artists. She collapsed.”
It is believed that Roberts died a few minutes after her seizure.
Tributes for Kuli Roberts pour in
Kuli Roberts worked for decades to become a household name in South Africa. And she is best known for co-presenting What Not To Wear, The Real Goboza and TrendingSA.
Acting was not her only passion and after giving birth, she pursued a career in journalism and became involved with Fair Lady magazine, DRUM magazine, YOU and Sunday World.
And since the news broke about Roberts’ death, many celebrities and fans took time to remember the beloved journalist, actress, media personality – a woman who could do it all.
Rest Fabulously, Crazy Girl. Wow. Never thought I'd be posting this. Farewell Kuli Roberts 💔 pic.twitter.com/vwP6J9KIon— Marc Lottering (@marclottering) February 10, 2022
Devastated to learn that Kuli Roberts is no more. I can't believe this.— Tinashe Venge (@tnvenge) February 10, 2022
I had the privilege of meeting and interviewing her a number of times and she was always such a vibrant and loving personality.
May she Rest in eternal peace. pic.twitter.com/agTfMB19Iq