- Cindy Mahlangu is leaving Scandal and she wanted to leave the soapie on a positive note
- The actress spoke about how it was hard for her to play the character of Violetta as they are very different
- Cindy has also returned to playing the role of Siyanda in The Queen on Mzansi Magic
Mzansi actress Cindy Mahlangu has closed off her final performance in the soapie Scandal and she has spoken about leaving the show on a good note. Last night's episode left viewers with a cliffhanger.
Cindy plays the character of Violetta on the show. Her character is one that viewers love to hate and they would like to see an end to her evil ways.
According to a report by The Sowetan, Violetta's exit from the show will be by the death of her character.
Cindy has said that she found it difficult to play the role of such a heartless character, however, she managed to power through and did a good job.
“The character was very challenging for me. She’s so mean and doesn’t care about other people,” said Cindy.
She said that she had to learn not to judge the character that she was playing. Cindy originally wanted the character that she was playing to be sweeter.
She said that people don't understand that she's a lot more different from her portrayal on-screen.
Cindy originally received the role on Scandal after she left The Queen. The actress has now returned to the Mzansi Magic soapie produced by Ferguson Films.
In other Mzansi television news, Briefly.co.za reported that Skeem Saam has been put on hold due to a decline in viewership. SABC soapie Skeem Saam is to go on a production break.
The show has lost a million viewers and there are rumours in the entertainment industry that it might be axed soon. There has been a significant dip in viewership for the soapie.
Entertainment blogger Phil Mphela broke the news that Skeem Saam would be going on a production break from 1 March 2021. The SABC has told Mphela that the break will not affect the show's usual airing time.
"The SABC has duly fulfilled its contractual obligations in relation to the production of Skeem Saam," said an SABC spokesperson, Mmoni Seapolelo.
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Source: Briefly News