- Swazi-born 60-year-old actor, Richard E Grant became a victim of crime while withdrawing cash at a Cape Town ATM while on holiday
- Grant is best known for his roles in movies, "Gosforth Park", "Hudson Hawk", "Withnail and I", and most recently as the villan in "Logan"
- He also appeared in a cameo in the sixth season of the hit TV show Game of Thrones
Actor Richard E Grant announced that he had been mugged while withdrawing cash at an ATM in Cape Town in much the same way as many South Africans break the news of their experiences with local criminals, by posting about it on social media.
“Feel like a right mug having been mugged at an ATM in Cape Town. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr‚” he tweeted on Friday revealing no further details about the incident.
Briefly.co.za learned from his social media accounts that he was holidaying in the Mother City at the time of the incident. Posts on Wednesday and Thursday show him enjoying the popular holiday destination.
He posted pictures showing himself relaxing‚ posing in a photograph featuring Table Mountain in the background, and a selfie with his daughter while enjoying lunch after having been surfing.
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He didn’t seem to allow the incident to spoil his holiday, shortly after the tweet about the incident he posted a picture with his with his daughter Olivia Grant, saying: “Last day of the hols on Clifton Beach with @ShmiviaGrant to iron out Life’s bumps!”
Grant holds a dual citizenship having been born in Swaziland. Part of his holiday this year was a visit to what he described as his "homeland".
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