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House of Zwide actor Thato Dithebe is reportedly replacing JT Medupe on Smoke & Mirrors as the new Leroy.

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House of Zwide actor Thato Dithebe is reportedly replacing JT Medupe on Smoke & Mirrors as the new Leroy.

Unexpectedly, it has been announced that loved Leroy, who is well-known for his portrayal of a variety of g@y roles, will be leaving Smoke and Mirrors. His departure coincides with his wife’s insistence that he step down because she finds the g@y storyline of the play offensive.

 

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Lebohang Mthunzi, the wife of actor JT Medupe, discussed her thoughts on her husband’s portrayal of Leeroy, a g@y character on the hit television show Smoke and Mirrors.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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Speaking candidly about her husband’s role in the hit opera, Mthunzi said she detests seeing him portray a gay man. She confessed that she had experienced discomfort and uneasiness from watching Medupe devote herself all to the role.

However, the transition promises an intriguing twist as Thato Dithebe, known for his role Neo on House of Zwide, reportedly steps in to fill Leroy’s shoes. While some fans express doubts about Neo’s ability to replicate Leroy’s nuanced performances, others commend ETV for respecting Leroy’s wife’s wishes and facilitating a smooth transition.

The speculations have not been confirmed yet by ETV and Smoke and Mirrors producers.We can’t wait to see if the changes are going to happen. Recently, fans of the well-liked TV drama Smoke and Mirrors said an emotional goodbye to one of its cherished characters, Mthetho, whose sudden death has left viewers reeling with emotion.

Smoke and Mirrors has undergone a lot of changes recently. Legendary actor Zolisa Xaluva, who joined e.tv’s telenovela Smoke and Mirrors earlier last year as Caesar, has reportedly been replaced.Zolisa Xaluva has been replaced with Hlomla Dandala, who is best known for playing the role of Zweli Dikana in The River.

Zolisa Xaluva exits Smoke & Mirrors stage left this April, and Hlomla Dandala enters to the right. Hlomla’s agent, Mari Rothmann from FigJam Agency, has confirmed to TVSA that Hlomla will be playing Caesarinm Season 2, which premieres on Monday, April 15.

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Alaa Hamdy

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