Contrary to what many might think, Thuso Mbedu didn’t just leap to the top, nor did she start from there. The actress fought her way to where she currently is.
Prior to her big break in the movie industry, Thuso, who’ll be staring in the Amazon series The Underground Railroad, had auditioned for the Big Brother Africa reality show but didn’t make it.
This much was revealed y Sol Phenduka, one of the hosts of Pocast and Chill with MacG. Sol himself made it to the Big Brother House but didn’t win the covetedn R1 million prize.
Sol, who had met Thuso during the audition for the reality television show in 2014, says he admires the strides thuso has made since the audition.
The entertainment industry isn’t exactly an easy one to break into. But then Thuso Mbedu has shown remarkable staying power, featuring in flick after flick until she became a household name. talk about sticking to your dreams in spite of the challenges all around you.
By the way, Thuso Mbedu was once nominated for an Emmy award fr her role in Is’Thunzi, a famous flick on South African television. She may not have earned another Emmy nomination, but her name is already out there and many look up to her.