The rapper AKA and his bae got into a heated argument over cheating rumours in his Bryanston home. The argument was out of control to the point that they had to be escorted to the police station.
The policemen on the scene say they found the two going at it with Nelli eventually
claiming she was tired of him and was moving out.
“When the police got to the house, they were still fighting and her bags were packed.
She told the police that she was tired of his behaviour and was leaving [him].
She told them that she was going to book herself into a hotel and stay there before going [back] home,”
The families have issued a statement expressing regret over her death describing it as untimely.
Tembe’s body was found on a street in Cape Town. She allegedly jumped to her death from the top of a hotel building.
Police have opened an inquest docket.
Tembe’s fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, known to his fans as AKA, is said to be inconsolable.
The Tembe and Forbes families described Anele as an exceptional and gifted young
woman who had a promising life ahead of her.
Tembe is said to have had depression and had tried taking her life last year
but didn’t go through with it after the police intervened.
The family of Anele “Nelli” Tembe and her fiancé SA rapper AKA have confirmed her death in a statement released on Sunday.
“It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families,
confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé,
daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe (22).
Anele tragically passed on in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 11 April 2021,“ a statement said.
She had a sweet nature about her and was always nurturing to those around her.
Her fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and is surrounded by family and closest friends.
At this hour of our grief, we humbly request that our families be given privacy and time to heal.“
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Tembe died after an incident at the Pepper Club hotel in Cape Town.
Police are investigating the matter, but according to paramedics
a woman had allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of the hotel.
SAPS spokesperson FC van Wyk said: “Cape Town Central police are investigating an
inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 07:45 on the corners of
Loop and Bloem Street, Cape Town CBD where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased.”
Van Wyk said crime-scene experts were looking for clues at the hotel.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said paramedics had responded to a fall outside a hotel in the Cape Town city centre.
“Shortly after 08H00 Sunday morning Netcare 911 responded to a fall outside a hotel in the Cape Town city centre.
“Reports from the scene indicate that a 22-year-old female had allegedly jumped from the tenth floor, landing on the road below.
by an advanced life support paramedic.
Just last month AKA confirmed that he proposed to Tembe and had paid lobola.
The rapper simply captioned the post with cow and heart emojis.
In February the “All Eyez On Me” rapper posted a picture of a diamond engagement ring
displayed on Tembe’s ring finger, revealing that he has popped the question and his 21-year-old partner has said “Yes”.
The two had reportedly have been dating for just over a year.
The family of Anele “Nelli” Tembe and well-known musician Kiernan “AKA” Forbes have
confirmed the death of the musician’s girlfriend at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town on Sunday.
Tembe apparently fell from the 10th floor of the hotel early on Sunday morning.
“We are still in shock and dealing with our emotions, as she was an exceptional and gifted
young woman with so much life ahead of her,” the families said in a joint statement issued
on Sunday afternoon. “She had a sweet nature about her and was always nurturing to
those about her.”
Police were on the scene for much of Sunday, looking for clues at the upmarket hotel.
Paramedics said they had been dispatched to the scene after being told a young woman “fell” to her death.
“She was in a critical condition and they started a full life-support resuscitation.
Unfortunately her injuries were too severe and she was declared deceased,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst.
The road outside the hotel was blocked off.
Witnesses who were staying at the hotel described to SA TIMES News how they had heard
a woman screaming, followed by a loud “doef” sound — and then a man shouting.
A witness also reported hearing a man crying on Sunday morning, adding that the couple
had been spotted the night before in the hotel elevator, looking “loved up”.
The statement from the families said: “Forbes is now inconsolable and is surrounded by family and [his] closest friends.”
The couple first made headlines in January last year after a video of them kissing
at a restaurant went viral. In February this year, Tembe confirmed their engagement.
“Words cannot describe how grateful I am to be your life partner.
Even through the highs and lows, you have always stood by me and I thank you,
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, for loving me wholeheartedly and never giving up on us.
Cheers to the beginning of forever. 4L boo,” she wrote on social media.
In March, the couple got fans excited after it appeared the rapper had started lobola
He asked fans about the price of cows and later posted an image of himself and family
members in Durban with the caption containing a cow and a heart emoji.
— AKA (@akaworldwide) February 22, 2021
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