Mzansi Viewers Flame ‘Uzalo’ Heads for Shauwn Mkhize Casting

Mzansi Viewers Flame ‘Uzalo’ Heads for Shauwn Mkhize Casting

- Uzalo trended on social media on Wednesday morning as Mzansi weighed in on the presence of Shauwn Mkhize

- The wealthy socialite was cast on the hit TV show and it has not been a popular decision

- Many viewers have weighed in on the hiring and believe that the businesswoman does not deserve to be on the show

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Shauwn Mkhize was cast on Uzalo and it caused a lot of frenzy online. Many felt that she did not earn the role and only bagged it because she was rich and famous.

It seems those feelings are still shared by many viewers who recently took to social media to drag the official Uzalo Twitter account for their decision to hire her.

Even actress Thuso Mbedu shared her thoughts about the hiring. Twitter user MissMadiba tweeted:

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“SA television is a joke. I can’t believe I spent 4 years in varsity studying this thing. #Uzalo”

Thuso responded:

“Still paying NSFAS back.”

Twitter user TumiMmakgabo said:

“Unemployed graduates need this job more.”
Mzansi Viewers Flame ‘Uzalo’ Heads for Shauwn Mkhize Casting
Shauwn Mkhize has not impressed many viewers on Uzalo. Image: @kwamamkhize
Source: Instagram

RatoMohale said:

“Uzalo not the same any more, there is no fire there hle, so boring, can SABC remove this rubbish soapie on our screen.”

Teddy_Tanka said:

“Hire professional actors!”

Meanwhile previously reported that socialite Shauwn Mkhize made her debut on the SABC1 soapie.

The announcement of her being cast on the show was met with mixed reactions from viewers. This raised the anticipation to see what she would bring to the screen higher.

Social media user took to Twitter to share their thoughts about her first appearance.

Twitter user skhuw said:

“Oh so Mam’Mkhize is on 'Uzalo' to buy the church.”

Thulani_doctor said:

“Bazathi uya act MaMkhize and then she buys the whole production of Uzalo for real bavele banye.”

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ThamiGatsheni said:

“MaMkhize is living her best life.”

MrsMagongwa said:

“I thought MaMkhize will be some aunt from the village... she's filthy rich on #Uzalo also.”

In other news, Uzalo is here to stay for quite a while after producers, Stained Glass, signed a 3-year agreement with SABC 1.

The broadcaster issued a statement lauding the 'ever-so-popular drama series' and what seems to be an unprecedented deal:

"It is the first time that such a long-term arrangement has been put in place and it represents an unequivocal vote of confidence the channel places in Mzansi’s best-performing soapie by far.”

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