Scandal! fans you might want to sit down for this one.

Actress Masasa Mbangeni, who plays the role of Thembeka on popular soapie Scandal!, could soon be leaving the show.


Masasa dropped the bombshell in a newspaper interview with the Sunday Independent this week. She took to social media a few hours after the interview to repost the news for her social media followers.

Fans have reacted to the news with shock and disbelief, with many wishing Masasa well. Masasa responded to fans questions on how they could watch the show without her, by telling them “It will be the same. Scandal! has a phenomenal cast.”

Masasa’s character is a massive fan favourite on the show, with her storyline often making it onto the list of most talked about topics on social media

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