5 South African Celebrities Who Accepted Their Calling

5 South African Celebrities Who Accepted Their Calling

5 South African Celebrities Who Accepted Their Calling

Being a celebrity isn’t as rosy as advertised in the media. The difference between celebrities and their fans; their hardships are known and talked about by everyone. Some celebrities have had to step out of their good life in order to appease their ancestors, accept their ancestral calling so that they can have an easier road.

Here are some celebrities who honoured their calling and shared their journey towards becoming traditional healers.

  1. Masechaba Ndlovu
    Renowned TV and former Metro FM presenter is one of the few celebrities whose been open about her calling and even posted pictures on social media to show that she has accepted her journey to become a Sangoma. She’s a healer who believes in god, her ancestors, and rooted spiritually because of her spiritual family who appease their spiritual guides.

  2. Buhlebendalo Mda
    Buhle Mda left her lead vocalist position on The Soil to pursue her calling while The Soil was trending with their music.

Mda graduated as a Sangoma in 2015, and even released a song called ‘Chosi’, a project she described as her expression of “I am my ancestor’s wildest dream.”

  1. Boity Thulo

Rapper, actress, and presenter; Boity Thulo faced a lot of criticism in 2016 when she revealed that she was a Sangoma. She clarified the matter to show her fans the difference between ‘Boity, the brand’ and ‘Gogo Boitumelo’.

She said her calling was the best thing that has ever happened to her, unashamedly sniff snuff in public because she understands that its part of her calling.

  1. Letoya Makhene
    Generations actress; Latoya Makhene has been vocal about accepting her spiritual calling and even runs her own practice. She once revealed during an interview with True Love magazine that she once ran away from an initiation school because it was too hard for her. The actress had to put her acting aside at one stage to attend her initiation school, where she spent 8 months learning to be a sangoma.

  2. Lerato Mvelase
    Singer and actress Lerato Mvelase had the hardest time when she got the calling because she had to leave her family and children behind who she’s close to. However, she said that she had to leave as there was a sense of emptiness in her before she accepted to leave and to go to her training. She labelled unChristian because of her gift, was shy to embrace her calling because as a Christian she felt it was connected to a Dark Magic. Today, the actress embraces her gift unashamedly and unapologetically and practising as a traditional healer.

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