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Connie pens heartfelt letter to Shona Ferguson after international award nod

South African actress Connie Ferguson has expressed her excitement and pride in her late husband Shona Ferguson after he posthumously received a HAPAwards (Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards) nomination.

Shona passed away in July this year due to Covid-19 complications. He was nominated in the Best Lead Drama Series category for his role on Netflix’s Kings of Joburg.

Connie took to Instagram revealing she was very proud of her husband and always believed that he was underrated in South Africa but recognized beyond borders.

She wrote, “My dear husband, I always told you that you were my favorite actor to work with, and probably one of the most underrated in this country.

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“Your talent was beyond. How you committed to each character you portrayed always left me in awe. You will never be forgotten.”

She added, “I have always been proud of you, and you continue to make us proud beyond the grave. God is good. Bravo Mr sho. Bravo.”

Connie also acknowledged the cast of Kings Of Joburg. “I am so proud of everyone who worked on this show. The excitement. The love. The passion. The drive. This nomination honours you all. Take a bow and be proud. You did it,” she added.