#TheQueenMzansi Vuyo Ngcukana remembers his late mother.


#TheQueenMzansi Vuyo Ngcukana remembers his late mother.

Having lost his mother 21 years ago, The Queen actor Vuyo Ngcukana claims this year was the primary time he had come to terms with the loss.

The actor, who plays Schumacher on the hit telenovela, shared some light on his mother’s death on Twitter, expressing how he had lost someone who was “the epitome of love” but who he continues to hold with him in his heart.

In an emotional tweet, Vuyo wrote, “Today marks 21 years since I lost my ally, my cheerleader, comforter, the epitome of affection, generosity, and kindness. I carry everything she was in my heart, I really like and miss you, a day Mama.”

Though his mother gave up the ghost 21 years ago, Vuyo said the pain was still felt fresh, as he couldn’t function when the month of May came round per annum.

He thanked his girlfriend Renate Stuurman and friend Tembisa Nxumalo for being there for him.

“It is that the first time in 21 years I could fully function within the month of May, especially today, there have been difficult moments within the day but I managed quite well, many thanks for the type messages, Renate Stuurman and Thembisa Nxumalo. I actually appreciate you two with all my heart.”

He also shared a series of heartfelt messages on his Instagram Stories where he wished his mother a happy birthday.

In parts of his emotional post to his mother from his IG stories, Vuyo expressed that “every ounce of good in me comes from your teachings. I miss you every single day of my life and I am eternally grateful for years I had with you.

“You shall forever be in my heart and my memories. I love you mama.”