The popular South African actor Patrick Shai has sadly died. The news was shared by the actor and filmmaker’s family. They stated that Patrick Shai passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at his residence in Dobsonville located in Soweto, Johannesburg in South Africa. Amogelang Mmusi, the family’s spokesperson, said that with great sadness, they are announcing the sudden passing of the veteran actor. The family asked the public to give them time to process this painful loss and added that more details regarding his death will be shared in due course.
Ever since Patrick Shai death news was announced, netizens flooded social media with emotional posts and tributes. As Patrick was extremely popular in the country, an immense outpour of emotions was witnessed by his fans on social media. Other than the actor’s fans, Patrick co-actors and the people who have ever worked with him also paid him sincere tributes. However, amidst all of this, one thing that remained the topic of discussion was Patrick Shai cause of death. Well, the actor’s family has not shared anything regarding the same and it is yet to be known how did the South African actor die.
How Did Patrick Shai Die?
However, some sources seem to claim that Patrick died by committing suicide. Yes, as shocking as it might seem, it is being speculated that the actor took his own life. Well, nothing can be confirmed at this moment as the family has not made anything public yet. The aforementioned spokesperson has also said that the family is not prepared to disclose the actor’s death cause. As the rumours of him committing suicide spread on the internet, netizens started recalling his recent threat to rapper Cassper Nyovest. Several fans also celebrated Patrick’s legacy as an actor and expressed their sadness on his demise.
For those unversed, Patrick Shai recently has shared a video that has brought him into controversy. In the shared video, the actor has challenged Nyovest for a boxing match between them. He had said that he wants to meet the rapper in the wrestling ring and wants to bleksem him before he dies. Patrick had also addressed the rapper as a “son of a b***h” which was found offensive by the rapper and the actor’s fans. The rapper has asked why Patrick had abused his mother. After getting backlash, the actor had apologized to the rapper by sharing another video. Patrick Shai is survived by his wife Mmasechaba and their two children.