Host of the “Please Step In” show, Mam’ Angie Diale has passed on at the age of 55.
2021 has been a very heartbreaking year as much as it has been a happy year. Mzansi has mourned the passing of some of her favorite celebs whose deaths have come as a blow to everyone. This time, the nation mourns the unfortunate passing of Mam’ Angie Diale.
The South African TV personality has died at the age of 55 from Pneumonia. Angie Diale was a lot of things including a popular TV host, an HIV activist, and a health and relationship counselor. She presented 7 successful seasons of the Mzansi Magic show, “Please Step In”. She also hosted the show “Relate” on SABC 1.
A statement released by Angie’s family reveals that she died on Thursday following a short illness. Mzansi Magic has also released a statement confirming the death of the popular TV host. Both statements read;
“She was complaining of shortness of breath and subsequently treated at Tshepo Temba Hospital yesterday and later transferred to Leratong Hospital where she sadly passed in the early hours of this morning. The cause of death has been confirmed to be Pneumonia, [sic]” – Angie’s family.
“Mzansi Magic is saddened by the news of Angie Diale’s (Mam Angie) passing. She appeared on Mzansi Magic’s Please Step in for 7 seasons in a social intervention program that focused on assisting those in our society who were struggling with family relations and dianamics.
Mam Angie is a celebrated HIV activist, health and relationship counselor who shared her knowledge graciously with others and always encouraged forgiveness. The Mzansi Magic team sends heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, and fans during this difficult time” – Shirley Adonis, Channel Director of Local Entertainment Channels.