She has 35 albums, 29 years as a gospel artiste, and now Dr Rebecca Malope can add actress to her resume. The 47 year old star just wrapped up her first movie playing an alcoholic Xhosa woman.a�?I absolutely loved playing my character Thembi. She was vibrant and so different from me, I guess thata��s what acting is about hey,a�? she said.
Rebecca said the role came through the production company she works with for her show Its Gospel Time.
a�?I initially thought it was a joke. When it was serious I jumped for the opportunity.a�?
She jokes that after seeing this maybe people will love her acting and consider her for roles. a�?I may end up acting on Generations the legacy. You never know,a�? she joked.