'Gqeberha The Empire' Rumoured to Be Ending After 1 Season, Ill-Treatment and Terrible Pay Among the Causes

'Gqeberha The Empire' Rumoured to Be Ending After 1 Season, Ill-Treatment and Terrible Pay Among the Causes

  • After just one season, Gqeberha The Empire is allegedly coming to an abrupt end because of a few speculated reasons
  • Since day one of the show being announced, there has been nothing but drama, and it seems as though things have gotten worse
  • A few of the speculated reasons for this is actors allegedly complaining about being underpaid and so forth

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Fans of the IsiXhosa series Gqeberha The Empire, will be disappointed to find out that the show might be coming to an end.

'Gqeberha The Empire' rumoured to be ending
Loudmouths told the media that they were allegedly left starving on set and were underpaid. Image: @zandilemsutwana, @zikhonasodlaka
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Unresolved issues involving ill-treatment and alleged pay are the rumoured cause of this

According to ZiMoja, the problems which marred the telenovela since the beginning only worsened as time went by.

The news publication reported that the series might not continue and will allegedly come to an end after just one season.

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An actor on the show who opted to remain anonymous told the publication that they had to move to Port Elizabeth but were placed in "dumps" to live in.

The alleged actor said things were worse for some of the cast members.

Another actor complained about not being given transport money to travel to the city.

Grievances lead to the show allegedly reaching its end

Even though the rumour was not communicated to the team by the production, hearsay indicated that the show would not continue.

An actor reportedly was left frustrated after hearing this because they had to base their lives in PE for an entire year.

The publication further added that some actors starve on set, and others are allegedly underpaid.

Problems arose well before the series was shot

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Phil Mphela had once revealed that the Eastern Cape government funded the series for R86 million, but a lot of actors complained about not getting paid.

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