Charlize Theron on Madiba: 'I am saddened to the depths of my soul'

A file photograph of Nelson Mandela and Charlize Theron in 2004. (Reuters)

A file photograph of Nelson Mandela and Charlize Theron in 2004. (Reuters)

Nelson Mandela has been a father figure and friend to many, including the celebrities and politicians who poured out tributes on Twitter following the announcement of the former South African president's death on December 5.

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