Home Entertainment Mzansi Celebs Florence Masebe reflects on surviving 40 bullets

Florence Masebe reflects on surviving 40 bullets

Florence Masebe

It has been 20 years since veteran actress Florence Masebe survived a shooting that almost ended her life. Taking to her Twitter page the 47-year-old recalled the day she was almost killed.

She stared death in the eye when she was shot at 40 times outside her home and left for dead. Florence was hospitalised for weeks and underwent several operations to have the bullets removed from her body. 18 August 1999 death called, and I said NO! I am here, beautiful scars and all,” she began.

Florence Masebe

“I remain grateful for life; 20 years on, I am thankful that I was able to rise again and not let the shooting define me. Where fear could have ruled, I chose to focus on being alive.”

Reports at the time said Florence Masebe and other former Generations actors; including Sello Maake ka Ncube were allegedly on a hit list of actors.

Florence Masebe

The Republic actress has overcome many obstacles and rose above them all. Three years ago, she was broken when her son drowned in their family pool. In an interview with DRUM, Florence said she has “learned to take life as it comes.”

“I’ve learned to be calm in times like these.”

I think life has trained me to get to a point where I make choices. I remember choosing to stay alive when I was shot. I’m just crazy, my family knows it too,” she told said.

You might also like…Phindile Gwala-Ngandu on what true love feels like

FORMER Muvhango actress, Phindile Gwala, is head over heels in love with her Congolese model husband, Armando Ngandu. It wasn’t love at first sight.

Phindile Gwala-Ngandu

The actress was in a bad space when they first met in a parking lot but love caught up with her on their first official date …Read more

Source: Channel24

Loading...

Are You Looking for a NEW JOB?

Are you looking for a job or maybe you are already working but want a new job? We have you covered on our Jobs Listings website. We post only genuine jobs and you can apply for free. See All Jobs Here