‘The Real Housewives of Johannesburg’ Reportedly Cancelled, SA Reacts: “Good Riddance”

‘The Real Housewives of Johannesburg’ Reportedly Cancelled, SA Reacts: “Good Riddance”

  • The Real Housewives of Johannesburg has reportedly been cancelled after three seasons due to low viewership numbers
  • Fans expressed that the show's cast members were not delivering, with many not even being married
  • Suggestions were made to move the show to a different platform or bring back the original cast to revive its potential
  • A source close to the production company behind the show told Briefly News that the show was cancelled due to low views

There are several reports on social media that the popular show The Real Housewives of Johannesburg has officially been cancelled. The show which has three seasons was allegedly cancelled due to low numbers.

RHOJ reportedly cancelled
‘The Real Housewives of Johannesburg’ has allegedly been cancelled. Image: @Jabu_Macdonald
Source: Twitter

RHOJ allegedly cancelled after three seasons

It seems like one of the most popular reality TV shows The Real Housewives of Johannesburg has been cancelled. The popular show ran for three seasons, featuring popular faces like Christall Kay, Nicole Watson and Mamus Koka.

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The news about the show's cancellation was shared on the popular microblogging platform X by the entertainment commentator Jabulani Macdonald. He wrote:

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"Real Housewives of Johannesburg has been cancelled."

Speaking exclusively to Briefly News, a source close to the production revealed that the show was canned because the views were decreasing significantly. He also shared that some of the potential housewives were turning down the offers to join the show because of privacy issues.

Fans react to RHOJ being cancelled

Surprisingly, social media users thought that it was about time for the show to be cancelled. Many said the cast members were no longer delivering, and most of them were not even married.

@Karabo_Mokgoko commented:

"They shot themselves in the foot by not airing it on compact tbh. Not that it would’ve prevented the cancellation but it would’ve made a difference."

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@JustOneRedRose wrote:

"Why didn’t they award the tender to the company that produces Durban?"

@archie_success said:

"Iyoh, the original S1 and S2 cast should have remained and they should have moved the show to Showmax."

@gift_bee noted:

"After Christal and Brinnette were dropped they were headed for this place. Hope another production company picks it up and brings back the OGs. It has so much potential with the old cast…"

@LM_Rebirth wrote:

"Last season was giving “faking it like La-C” to many fraudsters came out of the woodwork… At some point, it felt like 80% of the cast was using Uber to get around… But good riddance."

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Privie Kandi (Entertainment Editor) Privilege Kandi is an entertainment news editor (joined Briefly in 2022). A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the Christian College of Southern Africa (2016), she has been in the arts and entertainment industry for six years. Privie has worked for the Zimbabwe International Film and Festival Trust as a communications officer and a writer and TV producer for lifestyle and entertainment channel CME TV. She passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at privie.kandi@briefly.co.za.

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