Did actress Natasha Thahane receive R1 million funding from Baleka Mbete and the Department of Arts and Culture to study at the New York Film Academy? A crisis is brewing around that subject right now.
Earlier, the actress has claimed on social media that Baleka Mbete had helped her obtain funds. Dragged online for that revelation, she had backtracked, claiming she had no relationship with the politician.
In a video currently circulating online, she had apologized to the politician, stating that the whole thing was taken out of context. While not denying that she obtained funding from the department, she insisted that all she got was R350k, with the rest of her funds coming from her family. You can check out the video below.
Kgant the limit is not R250 00 hmmm story sa gao a se hlakane
"Gave her a call" turned to "we were in the same building" ahhhhhahhh o na amanga
Yane about atlest the funding didn't go to waste that was a good acting believable net the script was poorly written pic.twitter.com/R2oz1ALYhc
— Tshwarelo Ngwenya🇿🇦 (@funkyngwenya) November 30, 2021
By the way, just recently, in a move that surprised many, Natasha Thahane had disclosed why her friendship with Lasizwe failed. From being all over each other on social media, the two had unfollowed each other.
Recalling the who drama, the celebrated actress had not that she wasn’t okay with Lasizwe speaking, via his show drink or Tell the Truth, on his fallout with fellow actress Ntando Duma. Now, she wants to just focus on her life and her acting