Veteran South African actor, Patrick Shai has died after apologizing to rapper Cassper Nyovest for insulting his mother. The cause of Patrick Shai’s death is suicide and this was confirmed by his family on Saturday 2022.
The actor died on Saturday early morning by hanging himself in the garage of his Dobsonville home.
“It is with great sadness to announce the passing of the veteran actor Ntate Patrick Shai.
“He passed away this morning.
“We sincerely ask you to give the family time to process this painful loss. More details will be shared in due course,” the statement read.
Shai’s was in the news after he insulted rapper Cassper Nyovest and his mother. However, he came back to apologize after many called him out for his action.
In his apology video, Shai apologized to Cassper for his strong language towards his mother.
Shai said he should have known better as an older person and profusely apologized to the rapper for using vulgar language.
“My apologies, I humbly, from the bottom of my heart, apologise for having used such strong language towards your mom.