“How to Ruin Christmas” star Busisiwe “Busi” Lurayi has passed away. She had reached the age of 36. Luray’s family confirmed the sad news in a statement sent through her talent agency, Eye Media Artists. According to the announcement, Lurayi passed away on Sunday at his residence.
On behalf of everyone at the agency, we want to express our condolences on the demise of Busisiwe Luray. “Medical staff declared Busisiwe dead at her home on Sunday [July 10, 2022] after she died suddenly.”
What Is the cause of her death?
“As we await the results of the autopsy report,” the statement said, “the cause of her death is still unknown,” I beg you, please give us some time to process this devastating news as a family. Thanks for your support and we’ll keep you updated as soon as more information becomes available,” the family said.
“Rest in peace @busi Luray,” the post’s caption read. Tumi Sello, a “free-spirited” character in Netflix‘s How to Ruin Christmas, was played by the late South African actress before her death. To atone for wrecking her sister’s Christmas wedding, the three-part comedic series followed Tumi.
“She shows up the day before her sister’s traditional wedding day as a bridesmaid and manages to irritate nearly everyone. Is she going to be able to get through this holiday family gathering without utterly running it?” According to the show’s official description.
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How to Ruin Christmas:
Season 2 of the show, How to Ruin Christmas: The Funeral, was released in December 2021 with four new episodes. In June, the show’s third season was officially confirmed. A new episode of Netflix’s satirical comedy series “How to Ruin Christmas” is currently in development, the streaming service said on Instagram.
Aside from City Ses’la and its offshoot Ses’Top La, Lurayi has also appeared in Wild at Heart and ER, according to her IMDb biography. South African television shows Vutha, S.I.E.S, and Sokhulu and Partners II also featured her.
As Tumi in How to Ruin Christmas, Lurayi won the SAFTA Golden Horn Award for Best Actress on a TV Comedy in 2021, according to IMDb. City Ses’la awarded her the SAFTA Golden Horn Award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy, and she won it again in 2011.