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In Pictures: Lead actors who dumped Gomora for personal reasons

In Pictures: Lead actors who dumped Gomora for personal reasons

Despite being the most-watched drama series on Mzansi Magic, several lead actors have dumped Gomora for personal reasons of late. However, the drama series has managed to wow Mzansi despite losing some of its big names in the mix of things. Here is a list of seasoned actors who dumped Gomora in the eleventh hour for their reasons.

Don – Israel Zulu

Gomora viewers are happy about the removal of Israel Zulu’s character. For the first time since the telenovela began, the viewers were complaining about Gomora being boring. Nobody ever thought it would get to a point where people are literally over the show at the rate the show was going. Viewers even went as far as threatening to stop watching the show. It is one of South Africa’s best telenovela’s ever to be created. I mean, the show has bagged so many awards, and it’s been what? A year since the show began.

Despite being the face of Gomora of late seasoned actor, Israel Matseke-Zulu, a character played by Don, bowed out of Gomora in style. His on-screen character was shot point-blank on close range with his wife Zodwa character played by Sannah Mchunu.

The showrunners have since confirmed the exit of Don and revealed that the seasoned actor wouldn’t be part of the star-studded cast on Gomora. In the wake of his exit, the seasoned actor revealed that he was ill and confined to a wheelchair and could not walk anymore.

Zulu revealed that he saw it fit to exit the show, given that he was not able to walk to and fro on set. He revealed that he was suffering from the rare bacterial disease gangrene and had made one of his legs immobile.

Who killed Don on Gomora?

Don succumbed in the hands of his loved one Zodwa whose son Teddy had earlier on purchased a gun to protect his mother. Zodwa saved Ntokozo and Melusi when she killed her baby dad Don.

Mohato – Ernest Msibi

Legendary actor Ernest Msibi exit from Gomora came as a shocker. He was one of the leading actors of the drama series but bowed out after a contractual disagreement with the producers.

However, in the wake of his exit, he joined Mzansi’s most-watched drama series Uzalo will be delighted to know that he will be joining the show. On Gomora, Msibi played the on-screen character of Msibi, a hardcore criminal that just came out of prison.

Who is Ernest Msibi?

Ernest Msibi was born on 16 May 1972, in Zola (Soweto), Gauteng, South Africa. He rose to fame in 1999, playing the role of Chester on SABC1 hit drama Yizo Yizo.

On 1st August 2020, Enerst Misibi paid lobola to the family of his fiance and baby mama Nkosingiphile Zondi. The lobola negotiations took place in Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The couple are blessed with a baby girl.

Langa – Siya Xaba

The fast-rising actor made all sorts of headlines when he dumped Mzansi Magic’s most-watched drama series, and Gomora hasn’t been the same without him on our screens. The fast-rising actor Siya Xaba played the on-screen of Langa on Gomora. However, he dumped the drama series to focus on his behind-the-scenes duties in the mix of things.

Siya Xaba has been in the film and television industry from the age of nine. He came into the limelight with the role of Zweli Hlatswayo in End Game, a political series thriller on SABC1. He also starred in Queen of Katwe, a 2016 Hollywood movie, alongside Lupita Nyong'o and Aaron Moloisi.


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