‘Queendom’ Crew Allegedly Suffers Due to Months of Non-payment, SA Reacts: “How Does This Happen”

‘Queendom’ Crew Allegedly Suffers Due to Months of Non-payment, SA Reacts: “How Does This Happen”

  • The Queendom crew is reportedly facing difficulties after its production house failed to pay them
  • According to reports, the cast is facing financial troubles after three gruelling months of non-payment
  • Briefly News spoke to Clive Morris Productions to clear up the speculations surrounding payment
The cast of 'Queendom' has gone months without payment
The ‘Queendom’ crew reportedly suffers financially after months without payment. Image: bet_africa
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Rumour has it that the cast of Queendom is still in the pits after failing to receive their money for months.

Queendom cast reportedly goes unpaid

In another episode of production house scandals and a failure to pay local talent, the cast of Queendom is the subject of a developing story.

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Even after wowing fans with stellar performances, the cast has not seen their money since the Clive Morris Production show premiered in April 2024.

According to Phil Mphela's Twitter post, cast members are facing financial difficulties after going nearly three months without payment.

However, Clive Morris Productions told Briefly News that the cast and crew had, in fact, been paid in April 2023 while alternative payment arrangements were pursued.

Mzansi weighs in on shocking revelations

Of course, fans of the show and cast are beside themselves in shock at the news and called out the production house for their alleged shady ways:

_OregoleleM said:

"Clive production again. They did this with The Estate."

OshunEtta was stunned:

"How does this happen? I’m looking at the cast members and they are seasoned actors."

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ht4211 posted:

"That cast concerned me for a new production. I assumed they had a big budget to be able to afford an all-star cast, but I was wrong. I don’t see them returning for season 2."
"Three months, and they still reporting to work."

thetheothomas suggested:

"At this point, they should just stop working 'cause what's the point?"

Khanyisanelo2 was disappointed:

"What a great show for this nonsense! I'm so sad, shame."

Muvhango reportedly continues

In an earlier report, Briefly News shared online reactions to an announcement that Muvhango was in talks to renew its contracts.

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Source: Briefly News

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