- Lithapo veteran actor Mangaliso Ngema has reportedly been fired after a co-star accused him of sexual misconduct
- Lorraine Moropa opened up on social media about her sexual harassment story on the set of the telenovela
- Quizzical Pictures, Lithapo's production company, has released a statement on social media confirming that they've taken action following Lorraine's story
Mangaliso Ngema has reportedly been fired from Lithapo following accusations of sexual misconduct made against him by a co-star.
Mangaliso's colleague Lorraine Moropa took to social media and opened up about her sexual harassment story on the set of the SABC 2 telenovela.
Lorraine wrote on Instagram that being constantly sexually harassed by a male senior at a work place "cannot and should not be tolerated".
"This is a father, who also happens to speak highly of their daughter whom by the way, is practically my age and also in the industry. I wonder if he would appreciate his daughter coming home with half the stories I have to go home and tell my mother due to his actions."
The actress did not state Mangaliso’s name, however, other Mzansi celebrities have stood in solidarity with her. They have been sharing Mangaliso's pic on social media on her behalf. YouthVillage reports that no official criminal charges have been laid against Ngema as yet.
Quizzical Pictures, Lithapo's production company, has released a statement on Twitter regarding the allegations.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that rapper A-Reece is mourning the passing of his father. According to news reports, the star's dad was laid to rest over the weekend.
A-Reece has taken to Instagram to share pics of his late pops. His fans have extended their condolences to the Meanwhile In Honeydew hitmaker and his family.
Some of the star's peers in the industry also extended their condolences to the star after he shared snaps of his late father on social media. R&B singer Ayanda Jiya, who features the rapper in her song titled Falling For You, wrote: "My condolences."
A-Reece's older brother, Pjay Jody Lepara also shared a snap of their father on his Instagram account. He captioned the post: "Rest peacefully."
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