Remarked one fan after the Uzalo star was reported to have died over the weekend.
Legendary actress Leleti Khumalo is yet another star who joins a long list of celebrities who have been reported dead either by social media or satire sites.
This time, Gambella Star News on Saturday reported that the Sarafina star died.
Uzalo took to Twitter to dispel the rumour, calling it ‘untrue.’
ANNOUNCEMENT: Please note that rumours of Leleti Khumalo’s alleged passing are UNTRUE!— Mon’ – Wed’ 20:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) August 13, 2016
Twitter was set alight when fans found out that the news was a hoax:
I can’t believe y’all tried to kill Leleti Khumalo yesterday
— Booked Till 2017 (@Passeks) August 14, 2016
Leleti Khumalo is not a dying type. You can confirm that with the apartheid police. They will tell u.
— SC: KingJammyRSA (@KingJammyRSA) August 13, 2016
So Twitter tried to kill Leleti Khumalo (Sarafina) when apartheid Police failed
— Sikhumbuzo (@CkuraMgxwati) August 13, 2016
Leleti Khumalo is not dead, she’s just drop dead gorgeous.
— Flora make beats (@TweepFlow) August 13, 2016\
How can Twitter kill Leleti Khumalo while there’s AKA?
— #teamSArise™ (@seema_neo) August 13, 2016