Mzansi’s veteran actor and activist commits suicide
Legendary actor Patrick Shai has allegedly committed suicide in the garage at his home in Dobsonville, Soweto on Saturday 22 January 2022. News of his passing has been confirmed by his family.
In a statement the family announced that the “7de Laan” actor had died and asked for time to process these very shocking news.
“It is with great sadness to announce the passing of the veteran actor Ntate Patrick Shai. He passed away this morning.We sincerely ask you to give the family time to process this painful loss. More details will be shared in due course,” the statement released by his family read.
Ntate Shai had received major criticism and backlash after he posted a video lambasting Cassper Nyovest in a response to challenge him in a boxing match.
“I want to bleksem you before I die. I want to make sure that I’ve beaten you up so that on my tombstone, it is written that I am the man who beat Caster or Coster or whatever your sht name is… Give me that respect. Come, you son of a bi*h,” he said in his video that went viral on social media.
The actor later issued an apology for his harsh words towards Cassper.