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‘What happened to his hand?’: SA reacts to L’vovo’s latest video

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‘What happened to his hand?’: SA reacts to L’vovo’s latest video

South Africans couldn’t help but worry about musician L’vovo Derrango after seeing a video of him looking frail.

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Thokozani “L’vovo Derrango” Ndlovu trended on social media this week when a video of him looking weak while staggering in his steps went viral.

WHAT HAPPENED TO L’VOVO?

Social media user @NalaThokozane shared a video of the musician L’vovo struggling to walk after his performance.

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“Oh man, it is so sad to see L’vovo like this. Wishing him strength in his recovery journey,” she writes.

Bona reports that Ndlovu is delighted to be able to record music after a hiatus due to recovering from stroke.

The publication adds that his speech was affected by the stroke, and he had a slight facial droop.

Fans of the Durban-based star took to social media to send him well-wishes after watching the video.

MUSICIAN OPENS UP ABOUT HIS STROKE  

L’vovo explains to Zimoja that he was attacked by a sharp pain in his left arm and lost sense on his left-hand side.

The stroke occurred while he was performing at Ndwendwe Music Festival on 23 December 2022. He was about to go on stage when he heard about Mampintsha’s death.

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“I was about to go on stage and his death just triggered me. I performed but got the attack before my second last song. I couldn’t feel my left side and I asked them If I could rest for a bit. I have high blood pressure and I have not been taking my medication the way I was supposed to.”

“I know now not to rush to have too many gigs. I live better and take care of myself, especially with my condition. They gave me directions to avoid salty foods and a lot of meat. I was told which fruits to eat and what to avoid and obviously less alcohol.”

Ndlovu was hospitalised due to a stroke days after Mampintsha, who was laid to rest on 30 December 2022.

SOUTH AFRICANS RESPOND TO HIS VIDEO

@Facts_For_SA: “It’s very important to exercise n keep yourself fit to avoid lot of sickness that comes with aging.”

@Proph_Budmon: “He had a stroke. This is probably as good as it gets for him. I love that he’s still performing and still gets to live his life.”

@Mamthi05: “His not bad, I believe he will recover soon. Looking at other stroke survivors he really not bad at all. Praying for his healing.”

@HouseofZwabbash: “Gents, please lift weights and do a little cardio. You don’t have to look like Hercules, but your body will appreciate it greatly. The stronger you are, the harder it is to kill you.”

@Ramaesela2011: “And they must stop eating crap. Why do men think it’s okay to wake up and eat a big bowl of pap and braai meat? Then wash it down with coke or beer.”

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Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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