Thuso Mbedu

Images via Twitter: @ThusoMbedu/@SavageXFenty/@Rihanna

‘OMG so proud!’: SA reacts to Thuso Mbedu in Riri’s Savage X Fenty Show

Actress Thuso Mbedu is continuing to shine abroad. Rihanna recently revealed that Thuso will be making a special appearance in her Savage X Fenty Show Vol 3 and SA couldn’t be more proud!

Thuso Mbedu

Images via Twitter: @ThusoMbedu/@SavageXFenty/@Rihanna

American singer Rihanna left the internet raving on Monday night this week after sharing an exhilarating snippet of her upcoming Savage X Fenty Show Vol 3. The sneak peek revealed the star’s usual efforts to include every body type and member of the LGBTQ+ community and the internet loves it.

Most South Africans were even more amped to see that South African-born actress Thuso Mbedu’s name was also listed in the lineup!

Rihanna gives fans a sneak peek into her Savage X Fenty Show

Twitter was left absolutely wilding after Barbados-born singer Rihanna shared a snippet of her upcoming Savage X Fenty Show Vol 3 special which will be airing on Amazon Prime Video worldwide later this month.

The show is jam-packed with a celebrity lineup of performances by artists such as Daddy Yankee, Nas, Normani, Bia, and Jazmine Sullivan.

After catching the preview which she shared on both her Instagram and Twitter page, her fans were soon buzzing and not long thereafter the Needed Me artist was trending.

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Many South Africans were left reeling with excitement and pride after spotting Thuso Mbedu’s name in the preview clip. This is because the actress who is currently bagging award nominations and international recognition for her role in Amazon Prime’s The Underground Railroad will also be making a special appearance at the famous lingerie show.

After spotting the familiar name, South Africans quickly headed to the comment section:

@LegendaRIHer said:

“Omg We Are So Proud Of You!!!”

@pharrellelogram said:

“Wow, Thuso Mbedu. Just wow. Fly it (flag of South Africa) higher gworl!”

Other special guest appearances reveals that Adriana Lima, Aleali May, Alek Wek, Alva Claire, Behati Prinsloo, Bella Poarch, Eartheater, Emily Ratajkowski, Erykah Badu, Gigi Hadid, Gottmik, Irina Shayk, Jeremy Pope, Joan Smalls, Jojo T. Gibbs, Leiomy, Lola Leon, Lucky Blue Smith, Lauren Wasser, Mena Massoud, Nyjah Huston, Precious Lee, Princess Gollum, Raisa Flowers, Sabrina Carpenter, Soo Joo Park, The Symone, Troye Sivan, Vanessa Hudgens, and more will also be showing out at the Savage X Fenty Vol 3 show alongside Thuso Mbedu.

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