- Baby Cele has reflected on leaving Uzalo following her character Gabisile's funeral this week
- Baby Cele's character, Gabisile, was slayed by her hubby in the popular telenovela
- Baby's ans have shared that Uzalo will never be the same without Gabisile
Baby Cele has reflected on her character in the popular SABC 1 show, Uzalo. The veteran actress played the role of Gabisile Mdletshe in the soapie.
The telenovela bid farewell to Baby's character on Tuesday, 23 February via a funeral in the show. Gabisile was killed by her hubby and her body has not been found, according to the storyline.
The star has shared that she is heartbroken to be parting ways with Gabisile. She said this was the first time she portrayed a character who has made an impact on her.
She told TshisaLIVE that Gabisile wasn't meant to deviously steal the show.
"It breaks my heart to be honest with you because I have never played such a character before."
Baby also expressed her sadness at saying farewell to the cast and crew of Uzalo. She said they were like family to her. She revealed that she couldn't even watch her final episode in the telenovela.
The star's fans took to Uzalo's Instagram page to share their thoughts on Gabisile's death in the show. Check out some of their comments below:
"Who will now say 'Father God'."
"I hope they never find the body, so that she comes back on uZalo. She was absolutely amazing, I loved every one of her appearances."
"It won’t be the same Uzalo."
"Uzalo will never be the same without Gabi girl."
"Yooo, I will miss her ever plotting episodes and acting innocent at the same time."
"Bring her as a ghost to haunt the pastor."
"I didn't want her to leave... She has always been the best actress."
In related news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Siyabonga Shibe has officially left Uzalo. The actor recently penned a heartfelt farewell post on social media after he filmed his last scene.
Siyabonga, who played the role of Qhabanga, aka Pastor Mtungwa, 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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