Joining us in the loft is media personality and comedian Tumi Morake. She sits down the presenters and discusses her book “And Then Mama Said...”. She describes the book as the words that her mother said to her in her younger years, that has shaped the woman that she is now.
Tumi is no stranger to telling the public about her life, as a comedian that is what made her so beloved with her audience, as she could transfer her real life to the stage. But her book, which was released on 8 October 2018, tells the story of Tumi behind-the-scenes, a private perspective of the words and teachings that got her to be both loved and sometimes hated by her fans. She has previously stated that her public persona is almost modelled after her mother, being a woman who is not afraid to say what she believes, and is still contagiously charming at the same time. In this memoire that she says is not her biography, but rather just a collection of memories, that dives deep into the topics of what happened with Jacaranda FM, her car accident, body shamming, love, and cyber-bullying.
“I have shared some of the things that have made me resilient and shaped the persona of Tumi Morake. I have often been asked to share my story and I thought what better way than by honouring the woman who made me who I am, my mother,” comments Tumi Morake.