Our July cover girl, Amanda Du-Pont, is making waves on the South African acting and entertainment industry scene as one of the budding actresses to look out for. She chats about some of her favourite things and embarrassing moments.
Five things that you love the most?
Sleep; travelling; shopping; laughing and new sneakers.
Five things about you that we do not already know?
- I am a hard worker
- I can be a nerd
- I walk like a I have a carrot up my butt
- I am spiritual
- I do some charity work as well.
The best celebrity you have ever met?
Kobe Bryant and Swizz Beats
Which book are you reading right now?
“48 Laws of Power” by Robert Greene and “The Power” by Rhonda Byrne.
What is your most embarrassing moment?
I was walking around the SABC area thinking I am hot, these guys tried to say hi to me and I did not even pay them any attention and a few steps after that, I fell. I fall quite a lot. (laughs).
What are you most proud of?
My proudest moment was when I was handed “The Lifetime Achievement” award at the age of 21 from Swaziland and the Department of Arts and Culture together with the Department of Tourism.
What inspires you?
My dreams, I can stay up late at night just thinking of my dreams and goals and that really inspires me.
Where would you like to see yourself in the next 5 years?
I would like to see myself doing feature films alongside A-list international artists. I would also like to inspire young people on a larger scale and empower them to follow their dreams.