By Katlego Sekhu
There have been rumours going around that Mbalenhle Mavimbela, who starred in the lead role as Mahlomu, wife to Mqhele Zulu, in Showmax’s popular drama series The Wife is the latest star to exit the show.
It is said that Mbalenhle will not be returning to season 3 and is set to be replaced by another actress.
The actress is yet to confirm nor deny the reports.
According to Nomsa Philiso, MultiChoice’s executive head of programming, “No decisions have been made about the final cast list for Season 3.”
Actor Linda Majola, who played Hlomu’s twin Langa in seasons 1 and 2 announced his exit from The telenovela. He says his time on the show has been “an amazing experience and a beautiful portrait of his dreams becoming a reality” but he is now onto greener pastures.
Siyabonga Shibe, who played one of the Majola brothers also bid the production farewell after their characters got killed off.
“I loved evey moment of it getting to play with your emotions. Please continue to watch The Wife Shoqmaxit is incredible.”
“Till we meet again in your silver screens of your homes. Nothing but LOVE,” he wrote.