- The Fergusons have recently fired a number of actors on their show The Queen
- Some of the actors that were fired by the Fergusons include the likes of Rami Chuene, Vatiswa Ndara and Keke Mphuthi
- Shona Fergusons recently told their naysayers to "stop conspiring" but be inspired
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The Fergusons have been in the news for all the wrong reasons this year. The producers of The Queen made headlines for allegedly firing talented actors on the show allegedly due to contractual disputes and "exploiting" actors.
Connie and her hubby Shona Ferguson still continue to do well despite the negative reports on the news and social media. Some of the stars they have allegedly fired include the likes of Rami Chuene, Vatiswa Ndara and Keke Mphuthi. Most of the actors that have exited the popular South African telenovela go on to accuse the Fergusons of exploiting them.
The Fergusons' problems began when Vatiswa Ndara wrote to Arts Minister Nathi Mthethwa bemoaning how Connie and Shona exploited talent on the show and paid way below what some of their cast members are worth. Keke also accused her former bosses of mistreatment. Rami also exited the show after the Fergusons allegedly did not renew her contract after she weighed in on Vatiswa's exploitation saga.
Shona took to Instagram two weeks back to fire shots at their naysayers. The star wrote:
"Dear black people. It is okay to love, support, cheer and celebrate our sisters and brothers. Greatness and happiness is our portion too. We are all worthy. Start believing. Be inspired and stop conspiring. Love, uncle Sho."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Rami Rami Chuene has shared that her recent tweets about the Hawks were not aimed at the Fergusons. The veteran actress recently set social media alight when she revealed that she wants the Hawks to raid the entertainment industry. The Isono actress wants the Hawks to investigate alleged corruption and exploitation in her industry.
Tweeps were quick to assume that she was sub-tweeting her former bosses, the Fergusons. They accused her of being jealous of them after they allegedly did not renew her contract on The Queen.
"The entertainment industry is huge guys. I can’t be talking about the industry and you think I’m talking about one show/production. I’m way bigger than that. Yes, I am. You’re thinking one grain and I’m talking about the whole farm."
Social media users didn't believe a word Rami said even after she denied that the tweets were aimed at the Fergusons.
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