A lot of actors and actresses have come forward, saying fans of the shows they acted on were confusing them with their characters.
A recent victim to these confusions was Charles Maja, who portrays Big Boy on Skeem Saam.
Times LIVE reported Maja told Drum Magazine he was at a shopping mall near his home in Ga-Maja, Polokwane, when fans of the TV-show shouted at him for the way his character treated his on-screen son.
Briefly.co.za gathered the situation got so bad that the people chased him down an aisle and he had to run into a store.
"I ran into the store and the shop assistants phoned the police to escort me to my car."
Maja's character has an alcohol problem and he receives a ton of criticism for the way he treats his son, played Thabo Mkhabela.
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