Actors from Mzansi who were dismissed as a result of their controversial drama
Recently, we’ve seen South Africa emerge as a global entertainment powerhouse, both in Africa and beyond.
Despite the fact that many soap opera actors and actresses have made waves on the international stage, some of them have had their names splashed across the front pages for the wrong reasons in their respective shows.
Here is a dig into some celebrated Mzansi famous celebs who left their roles under undesirable conditions. Some of these Mzansi celebs made shocking exits without formal good-byes.
The celebrated Scandal actor Hungani Ndlovu left the much liked Scandal’s Etv soapie in what was described as the worst exit ever.
The outstanding actor letf Scandal in the highest good faith, according to the Etv production team.
However, because there can’t be smoke without fire, rumors circulated that Ndlovu had a major falling out with the production staff. According to rumors, he scouted far and wide for greener pastures and landed a job on the American series Black-ish.
Khanya Mkangisa was shown a wide-open exit door by Ferguson Films after she was nabbed for drinking and driving in 2019.
The much loved fast-rising star was making big shock waves in the South African acting industry due to her skillful acting abilities.
Her role as Akhona on The Queen elevated her to higher spaces when her wings were clipped.
After her breakup with Rapulana Seiphemo (Tau) on the same show, actress Zoe Mthiyane was purportedly fired from Generations: The Legacy.
Zoe portrayed Zitha Langa, a successful businesswoman. She was fired after it was revealed that she had failed to maintain a lid on her personal life crisis.
After arriving late and drunk to work, she dismally failed to follow the ethical conducts.
Confirmed rumours indicatedthat Moshidi Motshegwa was fired from the River as a result of series of complains of bad behaviour from other cast members.
The seasoned veteran actress was given munching orders after a nasty spat with fellow actress Larona Moagi.
However, Moshidi’s side of the story points out that the showrunners couldn’t afford to pay her well and was too expensive for their budget.
Nay Maps is said to have been shown the red card at The Queen after he got himself arrested and charged for reckless driving. He never put effort to comment on the incident, instead, he focused on his private life.