This is unimaginably tragic.
The team did release a statement on the matter, though (below):
The world has lost a great leader today.
And in what might be a bittersweet coincidence, Nelson Mandela’s incredible story of courage and conviction was made into a movie that just premiered tonight in London.
Such sad news, but Zindzi has a lot to be proud of in her father's never ending fight for freedom.
Rest in peace, Mr. Mandela.
[Images via Mario Mitsis/WENN.]