Jamie Bartlett prophet

The late Jamie Bartlett and Somizi Mhlongo. Image via Instagram @somizi

‘Last night would be the last’: Somizi shares Jamie Bartlett’s last moments [VIDEOS]

‘Idols SA’ judge Somizi Mhlongo reveals he spent the weekend with the late ‘Rhythm City’ actor Jamie Bartlett at a Brooklyn club.

Jamie Bartlett prophet

The late Jamie Bartlett and Somizi Mhlongo. Image via Instagram @somizi

Choreographer and Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo has revealed that he and Isidingo actor Jamie Bartlett were together on Sunday evening 22 May at a Brooklyn club in Pretoria before the 55-year-old veteran actor died on Monday evening 23 May.

Bartlett and Mhlongo — who were great friends throughout the years — served African food at the popular club according to the poster which has been shared on social media.   

Image via Instagram @012_Lifestyle_Brooklyn

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Reality TV star Somizi Mhlongo took to his social media on Monday evening 23 May to share his last moments with his industry friend Jamie Bartlett hours before he passed away on Monday.   

Mhlongo posted pictures of himself and Bartlett at the Brooklyn club with a touching tribute: 

“And just like that…last night would be the last night together literally…I even made fun of u for greeting each and every person @012_lifestyle_brooklyn including the kitchen staff…your spirit knew…farewell my Jamie.”  

Fans of the Rhythm City actor also revealed on Phil Mphela’s post that the actor appeared normal when they met him at the event on Sunday evening.

The family of the 55-year-old actor confirmed his passing to eNCA on Monday evening 23 May. The cause of death is yet unknown.



“A legend Rest in Peace David Genaro.”  


“Oooh no I truly enjoyed his idiosyncratic eccentric personality as David Genaro! He was such a whimsical soul.” 


“His English vocabulary was unmatched.”   


“The most attractive white man I’ve ever seen! his vocab! Lord his laughter! “

“Not to mention the tattoo on the back of his head arggh I loved him so much. He was an impeccable actor. May his soul Rest In Peace.” 


“Genuinely thought this guy was gonna be immortal. Love him, man. RIP to this goat.”   


“Rest in peace Oom Jamie. I’ll forever remember you as the guy that had ants in his nuts on Leon Schusters Sweet and Short. Rest easy grootman.”   


“This is fcked up. We lose raw talent every day. RIP Chana.” 

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