Earlier this week we were shocked by the news that Alfred Ntombela, AKA “Shorty” from the popular Leon Schuster films had died. This news had us all in our feels but then we did some digging...
However, just like many of the other “fatal” celebrity car accidents, this one turned out to be completely false. The only thing that Alfred has fallen victim to is being the subject of a fake news story. His livelihood was verified on Twitter:
Movie Actor Alfred Ntombela is alive and has not passed on in an accident. The story floating around is a malicious hoax. Please ignore it. pic.twitter.com/w6TUM2T6ZY— Faizal Sayed (@FaizalSayedTV) May 16, 2017
Shortly after this, Alfred made his way to Real Talk with Anele Mdoda to talk about how he dealth with news of his death:
Remember, if you hear about a “death” wait until you read about it in a verified news source before you post “RIP!”