Ntokozo “TK” Dlamini, who played the role of Mastermind Maphumulo in the South African telenovela Uzalo, is said to have passed away, according to recent reports.
On Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the age of 31, Ntokozo Dlamini is said to have passed away. The passing of Ntokozo was brought to the attention of his fans and those who were closest to him through the sharing and tributes that were posted online.
It was confirmed online on Saturday that Ntokozo Dlamini, better known by his stage name “Actor TK” and also for his portrayal of Mastermind Maphumulo in Uzalo, had passed away. Dlamini was known for his work in both of these roles. The circumstances surrounding Ntokozo Dlamini’s passing have not been made public, and his family and management have not yet issued a statement about his passing.
Ntokozo Dlamini was born on January 8th, 1991 in the city of Pietermaritzburg, which is located in the province of KwaZuluNatal, South Africa. He had many talents, including being a presenter on radio and television, a host, a dancer, and a singer.
He was the son of Lindi Dube and attended and graduated from Varsity College in Westville, which is located in the city of Durban. K served as the host of the Durban Hip Hop Awards in 2011 and 2012.
Ntokozo Dlamini Jessica Nkosi is a South African actress and TV presenter. She is best known for her leading roles in the telenovelas Isibaya, Ayeye, and The Queen, all of which were commissioned by M-Net. He was the devoted husband of Jessica Nkosi. The couple has been together long enough to start a family.
Jessica Nkosi made her acting debut in the role of Qondisile on the South African telenovela Isibaya in 2013. This role marked the beginning of her acting career. She played the role of Eve on Mzansi Magic’s Ayeye in the year 2015.
In the year 2020, Jessica began her new role as the principal antagonistic female character Thando Sebata on the hit South African television series The Queen.
Nkosi has been a guest on a variety of award shows, including V-Entertainment, the Channel O Music Video Awards, and the MTV Africa Music Awards, amongst others. As a celebrity guest, she has made appearances on a number of variety shows, including MTV’s Lip Sync Battle Africa.
A single-vehicle accident in Illinois claimed the lives of Joshua and Kimberly Perabeau, according to a suggested post by Death Uzalo.
Kobedi “Pepsi” Pokane and Gugu Zuma-Ncube are both joint owners of Stained Glass Productions, the company that is responsible for producing the South African soap opera Uzalo. It first aired in 2015 and became an instant success thanks to the compelling narrative, writing, and direction of the show, as well as the performances of the relatively unknown cast members.
In the beginning, it detailed the lives of two young men who had been switched at birth, with one of them growing up in a family that upheld fundamental Christian values and the other being raised at a criminal organization. SABC 1 is the station that airs it from Monday through Friday at the moment. It is currently the television show that receives the most viewers in South Africa.
However, upon thorough investigation this publication, intarez.com established that the said to bead actor is actually live and kicking, it is all a hoax from social media fanatics! See how he responded to the news that he had died, below.
Here are over 10 Famous People Who Were Reported Dead… But Weren’t: Celebrity Death Hoaxes
When announcing the passing of famous people and prominent figures, the media occasionally speaks prematurely in the rush to be the first on the page.
And occasionally it’s not a coincidence; rather, ill-advised pranks, conspiracies, or hoaxes—many of which went viral until the rumors were dispelled—often deceive the public or the media. Here are several famous people who were mistakenly listed as dead while they were actually alive and healthy, either to slips of the tongue or premature obituaries.
Tanya Roberts: The actress, who first gained notoriety in the 1985 James Bond film “A View to a Kill” and later made an appearance on the comedy “That ’70s Show,” was rumored to have passed away in January 2021; however, when her publicist and manager confirmed the information, they then withdrew it.
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Classic rock fans can breathe easy since Bob Dylan is still alive and well, despite a November 21, 2020 MSNBC article that claimed he had passed away in 2019. An anchor for a network news program apologized.
On November 14, 2020, Drake’s fans were alarmed to see the hashtag #RIPDrake trending on Twitter. The four-time Grammy winner, however, was actually the victim of a fraud. You can view a video of British singer Rick Astley singing “Never Gonna Give You Up” by clicking on the (false) L.A. Times headline “Drake Canadian Songwriter And Rapper Dies At 34.” “You got Rick rolled in 2020,” it says below.
Paul McCartney is a fan of conspiracies. Beatles enthusiasts think that since McCartney passed away in 1966, a lookalike and a soundalike have been responsible for all of “his” recent events. Additionally, they think songs penned by McCartney’s friends George Harrison and John Lennon contain hints about his fate. For instance, the words to John Lennon’s “A Day in the Life” are rumored to only be audible when the music is played backwards.
Rick Fox • Rick Fox, a teammate on the Lakers, was said to be one of the other seven people on board the helicopter that tragically crashed outside of Los Angeles in January 2020, killing NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his young daughter. “Inside the NBA” quoted Fox as saying, “My family went through something in the middle of all this that I couldn’t have imagined them suffering.”
Alice Cooper • In 1973, after reading Melody Maker magazine’s satirical assessment of Cooper’s show in the form of a faux obituary, fans of the performer became a little perplexed. Cooper, who is famous for his theatrical beheadings and executions, later had to make a statement in which he said, “I’m alive, and inebriated as usual.”
Abe Vigoda • In 1982, at the wrap party for the film “Barney Miller,” a reporter for People magazine claimed that “the late Abe Vigoda” wasn’t present. At the time, Abe Vigoda was a spry 60 years old. Five years later, he was incorrectly referred to as “the late Abe Vigoda” by another reporter. Because he actually passed away in 2016 at the age of 94, jokes about his advanced age and being deceased followed him for the remainder of his career and life.
Bob Hope • In 1998, a pre-written obituary that was unintentionally posted on the Associated Press website claimed the death of film great Bob Hope five years early. Unfortunately, the United States House of Representatives subsequently made the false announcement of his “death” live on C-Span.
Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake • The music sensations, who were dating at the time, were allegedly killed in a car accident, according to two Dallas DJs. According to Timberlake, “I called Britney first,” he told ABC News in 2001. “Since the start, [when] people knew about our relationship, there have always been things stated that are entirely untrue, but this just, like, pushed it to a whole ‘nother planet,” she added.
Avril Lavigne • In April 2003, rumors that the “Complicated” singer committed suicide in response to her grandfather’s passing started to surface. And in 2017, Twitter added further fuel to the fire by sparking the rumor that singer Melissa Vandella was actually Avril Lavigne’s lookalike. According to one idea, the executives of Lavigne’s record company concocted a plot to conceal her alleged demise so they could keep releasing her music.
William Ferrell Ferrell was allegedly killed in a paragliding accident in Southern California after a wind gust forced him to lose control and crash into trees, according to a bogus press release published on the iNewswire website in March 2006.
Steve Jobs • Given that the obituary published by Bloomberg three years before Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away in 2008 was 17 pages lengthy, it was extremely obvious. After being modified, the article was unintentionally published. Even Wall Street investors were initially alarmed by the news. Bloomberg’s revision, however, omitted include Jobs’ name entirely.
Nick Jonas: In 2009, the pop star-turned-actor was the target of two false death reports. His heart stopped following a lap dance in a Dallas strip club, according to one account, while another said that issues with his diabetes caused his cardiac arrest.
Taylor Swift sings live on stage.
2009 apparently wasn’t a fantastic year for Taylor Swift. Her death was allegedly caused by an adverse reaction to sleeping drugs after being involved in a tragic car accident, according to rumors that went viral on Facebook and YouTube. She was once more reported to be deceased in July 2016, most likely as a result of a widely publicized mural created by an Australian artist. With the words “In loving remembrance of Taylor Swift 1989-2016,” there was a picture of the singer.
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Zach Braff: In 2009, a bogus CNN.com article said that the “Scrubs” actor had passed away. Thanks for (presumably) taking it lightly, as I haven’t received a letter about a lawsuit yet, the “jokeauthor “‘s wrote in a later apology that was uploaded online. Just so you know, I’m a major fan, and, believe it or not, that’s the only reason I created this page. I apologize for upsetting your mother as well.
Russell Crowe: The “Gladiator” actor took matters into his own hands by tweeting, “Unable to respond tweets slid over a mountain in Austria, all over red rover,” in June 2010. I’m not sure how I got there, but the media is always right. G’Bye.”
Following online rumors that Jackie Chan had passed away in March 2011, the action actor sent a message on his Facebook page stating, “Jackie is alive and well.” According to numerous social networking sites and online news publications, “He did not have a heart attack and pass away.”
Barack Obama • On July 4, 2011, a gang known as “The Script Kiddies” hacked Fox News’ Twitter account and announced that President Obama had been shot and killed while attending a rally in Iowa.