Confusing reality with television: Police rescues Charles Maja after he was shouted at over his character

Confusing reality with television: Police rescues Charles Maja after he was shouted at over his character

A lot of actors and actresses have come forward, saying fans of the shows they acted on were confusing them with their characters.

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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.

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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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Source: Briefly.co.za

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