- Mzansi actor Hungani Ndlovu has reportedly left Scandal!
- Hungani is believed to be headed to America where he will join the cast of Black-ish
- Hungani, who played the character of Romeo Medupe, has however not confirmed that he has left Scandal!
Hungani Ndlovu has reportedly left Scandal!. The actor is believed to be headed to America. Kenya Barris, the creator of US sitcom Black-ish, has shared that he would love to work with the star on the next season.
Barris reportedly took to Instagram Live recently and shared that he would like to cast Hungani on the popular show.
"I did some research on this young man and I was touched. The fact that he graduated for acting in Flii’Cademy in Los Angeles made him a star. And his work lately proves that he is the greatest because he is killing his role on Scandal!," said Barris, according to iHarare.
ZAlebs also reported that e.tv’s marketing manager, Makatseng Mokomoe, confirmed the departure of Hungani Ndlovu from Scandal!. There has been no official word from the soapie or Hungani about his exit. The star played the role of Romeo Medupe on the show. Briefly.co.za previously reported that Hungani trended on social media when the viewers of the show applauded him for his acting skills.
Hungani took to Instagram about a week ago to share that he is also working on his 4-track EP.
Apart from that, the talented media personality also revealed that he is also working on his podcast that will be launched this November. Hungani wrote:
"#TheBBMPodcast is under construction and I must say I’m really excited and nervous about this new venture."
The viewers of Scandal! have taken to social media to react to the news of his departure. Check out some of their comments below:
"Please tell me it’s not true... you’re not leaving Scandal right???"
"@etvScandal where is our @HunganiNdlovu we miss our main actor @etvScanda is no longer the same."
"You need to come back to Scandal!, Romeo. You can't do that to us, we just received word you quit. Please come back and make Simo pay."
"Is it true that you resigned from Scandal!?"
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Siyabonga Shibe has officially left Uzalo. The actor penned a heartfelt farewell post on social media after he filmed his last scene.
Siyabonga, who played the role of Qhabanga, aka Pastor Mdletshe on the popular telenovela, shared a clip of himself dancing while the cast and crew of Uzalo sang for him. The star captioned his post:
"What a great journey it has been with #uzalo_sabc1, I enjoyed every moment of this production."
Siyabonga shared that he had made friends with the crew and cast of the show. He said working with the cast has been a "gem of a fantastic experience".
"It has been my honour to share the screen and wear those shoes of every character we play together. We really make the script come to life, we'll work again."
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