In celebration of Women’s Day this week, we are paying tribute to five celebrities who have shared inspiring stories about their life. They poured their hearts out in books that touched the lives of many readers.
Some of the published books include stories about childhood abuse, the death of a husband, and tips on how to empower yourself.
Letshego recently released a book about how she coped with the death of her husband, rally driver Gugu Zulu.
“It’s been a challenging yet cathartic experience. There were times when I would attend to just 1 paragraph then put it down for a month or 2 before gathering the strength to continue. There were plenty of tears, lots of smiles and an abundance of laughter. A bag of mixed emotions really (sic),” Letshego wrote on Instagram.
DJ Zinhle teamed up with Nokubonga Mbanga in 2018 to release a motivational book for women.
The pair hoped that Meeting your Power: Returning Home to Yourself would inspire women to better themselves and live their best lives. “I think there are many lessons that women can take away from the book. One is that the responsibility for transformation lies with you.
Actress Bonnie Mbuli poured her heart out in her book, Eyebags & Dimples.
She opened up about her struggle with depression in the 2012 bestseller. The 40-year-old revealed in 2018 that she is working on a follow-up.
“People want to know, was it resolved? Does it get resolved? If I am struggling with depression, how am living with it? Does it get better? Am I ever gonna be okay. And, obviously after the book I got divorced and so people are like, ‘Didn’t you say your marriage was wonderful?’ So there’s so much more to tell and I am trying to do that,” she told TshisaLIVE last year.
Zoleka Mandela, the granddaughter of Winnie and Nelson Manela, revealed her darkest secrets in her 2013 book, When Hope Whispers.
The two-time breast cancer survivor talked about the physical and sexual abuse she suffered as a child. She revealed in July that she was working on a second book but decide to put it on hold.
Ayanda published a book dedicate to her late husband, Sfiso Ncwane, in 2018.
She began writing the book, For the Love of Sfiso Ncwane, just a few months after the gospel singer died from kidney failure. I share deep information, details about our relationship that not even family members know,” Ayanda told Drum.
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