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Former Generations actor JT Medupe reportedly exiting Smoke & Mirrors; his wife is uncomfortable with his g@y character.

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Former Generations actor JT Medupe reportedly exiting Smoke & Mirrors; his wife is uncomfortable with his g@y character.

A few weeks ago, Lebohang Mthunzi, the wife of actor JT Medupe, discussed her thoughts on her husband’s portrayal of Leeroy, a gay character on the hit television show Smoke and Mirrors.

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The former Generations actress revealed in the interview that she didn’t like Medupe’s role and wondered if he should think about playing a different character or quitting the show entirely.

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Being open about her husband’s role, Mthunzi stated that she finds it unpleasant to watch him play a gay character on the popular telenovela. She revealed that she has found it difficult to watch Medupe fully commit to the character, as it has caused her to feel uneasy and uncomfortable.

 

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“As his wife, it’s difficult for me to watch him play a gay character,” Mthunzi explained. “I understand that it’s part of his job as an actor, but it’s still uncomfortable for me to see him in that role.”

Lebohang Mthunzi continued by expressing her worries about how her husband’s personality will affect both their personal and professional lives. To ease her uneasiness and maintain their connection, she asked whether Medupe could consider changing his role or even considering leaving the show.

“I wonder if there’s a possibility for JT to explore different roles or perhaps exit the show,” Mthunzi said. “It’s important for us to consider the impact of his portrayal on our family and our future.”

Fans and viewers of Smoke and Mirrors had a discussion after reading the candid interview, and many of them agreed with Mthunzi’s viewpoint while also recognizing the difficulties of Medupe’s acting role. While some fans emphasized the value of artistic freedom and representation in the entertainment industry, others advised Mthunzi to put her comfort and well-being first.

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The speculations increase as it is rumored that the actor JT Medupe is leaving the show because his wife is not comfortable with his character being gay. Unconfirmed sources disclosed that Mthunzi’s concerns shed light on the challenges faced by actors and their loved ones when navigating sensitive or controversial roles, like the gay character, making the talented actor JT Medupe, who portrays Leroy, decide to leave Smoke ad Mirrors.

 

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Alaa Hamdy

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