Masasa Mbangeni known as Thembeka on Scandal is Leaving the Soapie in May, Fans are not quite sure what the popular South African soapie that airs every week day on etv will be without SAFTA 2015 Best Actress in a lead role, Masasa Mbangeni who plays the role of the Malicious Thembeka Shezi-Nyathi. as reported by TIPOFFAFRICA
etv confirmed Masasa’s departure today in a post on their website which reads…
“e.tv can confirm that the actress, who is popular for her role as the malicious Thembeka Shezi-Nyathi on the soapie, will be officially taking a break from her role in May.
Masasa will be pursuing other opportunities in the theatre and movie industries.
However, there’s no need for viewers to be too disappointed as Masasa’s character,Thembeka, will remain alive in the Scandal!world and viewers can expect her back on the show in the future.
Thembeka Shezi-Nyathi made her first appearance on Scandal! five years ago and has played an immense role in the development of the story. She will be sorely missed by fans and the Scandal! team.
In response to fan’s displeasure about her leaving and the future of the soapie, here’s what Masasa had to say
Fans still have from now till May to enjoy the Thembeka character. We would keep you posted on what Masasa has in store after Scandal.