The famous Lillian Dube is widely liked by most South Africans due to her acting prowess when acting in different Mzansi soapies.Mama Lillian Dube featured on Generations, Skwizas, Intersexions and Soul City, and undisputedly she is one character who would charm you with her acting excellence.
But many people didn’t know much about Lillian’s personal life until the Downtime With Somizi first episode, which she featured on.
She revealed one of her darkest secrets by confirming that she was once a sex worker and she had no choice but to indulge in such business just for survival.
I am a girl from Lesotho, I have had so many jobs, I had been a domestic worker, a nurse aid, a tea girl, she said.
When you speak about prostitutes, I have been that, the children must eat, I must survive. I have done anything for survival but by the grace of God, I am now the most respected and loved actress’
The famous actress went on to reveal that she was once a victim of sexual abuse, further shocking the Mzansi nation with how she managed to survive such traumatizing incidents without reporting or seeking help from the authorities.
Here are the reactions from the netizens after hearing about Lillian’s dark life secrets.
Bathong mam Lillian Dube just said she was a prostitute and on top of that she was rape several times #DowntimeWithSomizi-mumu_blackanese.