Msanzi were thrown into confusion following the report from news outlets that were wrongly headlined. Comedian Skhumba Hlophe is not dead, His grandmother died. The radio character and comedian now described as a Joke Artist had in the early hours of today announced that he lost someone so dear to him.
The Comedian took to his official Instagram to announce that his grandmother, Sthandwa Sam whom he described as his best first best friend died today.
He shared a picture of himself alongside his grandmom and wrote – Lost My First Best Friend, Sthandwa Sam, The One Person you must NEVER trust with your secrets, The Funniest Story Teller Ever, My GrandMother May Your Soul Rest Sthandwa, Hope I Made you Proud. LQ Hlophe.
Hlophe is a well-known comedian who is also a radio personality. He is known for his starring role as Bheki Zulu, the overbearing mechanic father of the title character, in the SABC1 sitcom Thandeka’s Diary.