Johan Lodewyk (Photo: Provided/By means of)
The Bloemfontein contestant who took 3rd location in the not too long ago-concluded 1st year of actuality Tv collection Trap! Dis My Huis!, Johan Lodewyk, has died.
In a statement to Channel24, Izelle Venter, By means of channel head stated: “It was a major shock to listen to about the passing of Johan Lodewyk. He was one particular of the best-three contestants in the actuality clearly show Trap! Dis My Huis!
“We are grateful for the job he played in the programme and could see how compassionate he was. Our condolences go to his household and buddies – we are wondering of them for the duration of this tricky time.”
Netwerk24 was 1st to report on Lodewyk’s dying. The salon operator died on Sunday afternoon at his household after he spent the working day sleeping on the couch. Paramedics were not able to revive him.
On the Tv show’s Facebook group, Lodewyk’s sister, Elmarie Rourke, cleared the air bordering his dying, declaring that the actuality contestant experienced a persistent belly ulcer and he began to bleed internally. “Make sure you respect his family’s feelings in this tricky time,” she added.
Just after his elimination in the ultimate episode of Trap! Dis My Huis!, which remaining him as the only male contestant in the finale, and noticed Marike Bouwer inevitably win, Lodewyk stated he noticed himself as “the very last person standing”.
“I am a winner in my heart for the reason that I was the very last person.”
The very last factor he posted on Facebook was on Sunday afternoon – the YouTube movie duet of Karen Zoid singing, Toe die Wêreld Stil Gaan Staan, with Neil Sandilands and Early B.
On Facebook, Marike Bouwer wrote: “My expensive 1983 child and close friend! My heart is in parts. You climbed so deep into my heart above the very last 7 months. I will by no means forget you. Many thanks for all your enjoy, Rest in peace, angel.”