After the public memorial service at Johannesburg’s FNB stadium last Tuesday, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his home village Sunday (December 16). The country of South Africa continued to praise the great leader over the weekend, ahead of a state funeral before his casket was lowered into its final resting place in Qunu.
The passing of iconic South African anti-apartheid activist and revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela has shaken the entire globe.
Nelson Mandela’s family members have made the leap into reality TV. Two of his granddaughters star in the reality show Being Mandela to premiere on the NBC-owned network, COZI TV, this weekend.
Looks like Jennifer Hudson is doing her thing in the biopic Winnie. The film, which is centered around the life of South African activist and Nelson Mandel’s wife Winnie Mandela, also stars Terrence Howard as Nelson Mandela. Check out the pic of the two superstars on set after the jump:
Terrence Howard and Jennifer Hudson have been tapped to star in a biopic surrounding the controversial life of Winnie Mandela. The film, ‘Winnie’, will be directed by Darrell J. Roodt , from a script based on the Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob biography Winnie Mandela: A Life, according to Variety magazine. “I was compelled and […]
Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of South African icon Nelson Mandela has received harsh backlash from an interview where she was quoted criticizing Africa’s former leader. In an interview with the London Evening Standard, she’s quoted as saying that she “can’t forgive” Mandela for accepting the Noble Peace Prize in 1993 alongside white president F.W. De […]
Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of South African leader Nelson Mandela, is threatening legal action against the makers of a bio-pic in her honor, in part because Jennifer Hudson has been cast to play her in the film. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela claims she was not consulted for the film and coincides with the Creative Workers Union of […]