Funeral of Jamie Bartlett: Rosa Onious, girlfriend and writer of “Rhythm City” pays moving tributes

  • Beloved South African actor Jamie Bartlett was laid to rest after his death on May 23, leaving the whole country in mourning
  • Jamie Bartlett’s closest family, friends and colleagues paid their respects to Jamie Bartlett in Cape Town with an intimate funeral
  • Jamie Bartlett’s girlfriend, Rosa Onious and co-worker on rhythmic cityCraig Freimond, paid touching tributes dedicated to Jamie

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Jamie Bartlett’s funeral took place less than a month after his death on June 2.

Friends of the actor paid tributes to the height of energy and charisma of Jamie Bartlett.

Jamie Bartlett’s funeral was held with the actor’s loved ones, the ‘Rhythm City’ writer shared a touching tribute with Jamie’s partner Rosa Onious. Image: Instagram/@realjamiebartlett
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Jamie Bartlett fondly remembers Craig Freimond and Rosa Onious

According TimesLIVE, the writer of rhythmic cityCraig Freimond, was present and he gave a touching speech on the talent of Jamie Bartlett

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Craig Freimond said working with him was a remarkable experience and that Jamie was completely dedicated to the characters. He said:

“Jamie loved being immersed in a character moment. He didn’t know how to do things halfway and knew no other way but total commitment to the moment.”

Craig Freimond also marveled at Jamie Bartlett’s ability to improvise and said the actor could improve any writing. He added that David Genaro was part of Jamie. Craig said:

“If he didn’t like your lines, he would just cross them out and make them up, often to better effect than yours. Jamie loved that character so much that he was part of it or he was part of it and he played David for the handle for 12 years. I honestly believe that when David died, part of Jamie died with him.

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Craig shared reading Rosa Onious’ tribute to her late partner, where she said:

“Jamie, thank you for believing in me, thank you for choosing me, and thank you for the beautiful life you gave us. I will love you forever. Rosa.”

In an Instagram post from Jamie’s family, it’s clear they will continue to honor the fallen icon with a memorial service on June 6.

Jamie Bartlett fans bid farewell

The actor’s fans expressed their sadness on the day of his funeral and wished him a peaceful rest

Bongani Mbazini commented:

“I remember when he came to my school. He was a very nice and funny person, I can’t believe he left. May he rest in peace.”

@boipelom commented:

“The nicest man I’ve ever met! So warm and welcoming. I’m so overwhelmed. Rest well Jamie.”

@elizabeth_langa_ commented:

“Rest well ‘David Genaro’ always amazing.”

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@lozacinma added:

“The kindest loving person ever may your soul RIP.”

@ironladymoyo write:

“May your soul rest in peace… An amazing man can’t deal.”

‘They tried everything’: Jamie Bartlett’s boo opens up about his cause of death

In brief News previously reported that Jamie Bartlett’s girlfriend opened up about the veteran comedian’s cause of death. Her boo, Rosa Onious revealed that the legendary rhythmic city the actor died in his sleep.

Mzansi is still shaken after the death of the former Isidingo star. He died Monday evening. According to reports, he took an afternoon nap as he usually did when not busy, but this time he did not wake up. The incident happened around 5 p.m.

Source: News in Brief