Believe it or not, Generations: The Legacy actress Zoe Mthiyane used to experience life as an “unwanted ugly girl” who prayed that God would make her shorter.
The model-turned-soap star has been on numerous fans’crush list for quite a long time however told Drum that her tallness often made her stand out in school. Awkward and uncertain she would read the story of the Ugly Duckling and hope that one day she would turn into a swan.
“I used to pray that I would wake up a short person. (My mom) made me walk in heels so I could appreciate myself. She also entered me in beauty pageants,” she said.
Despite the fact that she wasn’t totally content with herself, she went ahead to rule at academics and sports.
Zoe also opened up about her childhood to Zaziwa a year ago, including the difficulties and blessings of being brought up in a polygamous family.
Zoe revealed during the interview that her dad had five wives.
“Each wife had her own home with her kids and dad would visit. I wouldn’t be able to be in a relationship (like that) because I grew up in it and I know ama challenges. My father would not encourage that for his children. I won’t be able to because I’m a jealous person.”