South African producer and actress Terry Pheto has become the latest celebrity to die on the Social media.
The rate of social media scams seems to surge up lately. Business woman Bassie Khumalo’s weight loss scam and the latest one about model and actor Lunga Shabalala’s social media accounts scam.
Most of these scams are aimed at exploiting innocent fans and well wishers and extorting money from them.
From the look of things, SA actress Terry Pheto has become the latest victim of the increasing celebrity scams on the social media.
Bearing a fake death news of the actress was a fake Facebook post which went viral Tuesday night.
Concerned fans immediately reacted to the post, reaching out to the star on other social media platforms. This drew her attention to the fake post which she responded to immediately.
Though the post has since been deleted, Terry still took to Twitter to dismiss the speculation.
She assured everyone that she was alive and well, thereby rubbishing the claims that she had died.
“For those who were traumatized by that FAKE Facebook post. I’m still very much alive. Thanks for all the concerned calls and messages.”
On a lighter mood Terry informed her fans that she was packing for a trip to the city of Rome. “Off to Rome for the screening of #AyandaMovie at the @RomAfricaFilmFest #LeadingLadyProductions.
— Terry Pheto (@TerryPheto) July 12, 2016
During an interview last month, Terry Pheto revealed that taking the lead role of Winnie Mandela in the upcoming BET’s mini-series‚ is a dream come true.
To her, the series which tells the chronicle of Nelson Mandela is the climax in her career as an actress.
The effect of the outfits and makeup for her role as Winnie was so perfect she looked looked like the splitting image of the struggle stalwart. She really did justice to the role which she said she has been preparing for her whole career.