Matthews Rantsoma exits etvScandal!


Matthews Rantsoma exits etvScandal!

Matthews Rantsoma, who portrays Nhlamulo, one of the main characters on the long-running television soap opera Scandal!, is about to leave the show, which is a decision that will undoubtedly cause fans of the show to shed tears.

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On Monday, Phil Mphela, an insider in the entertainment industry, announced the surprise news on his verified X account (previously known as Twitter). Mphela suggested that Rantsoma had been let go by the show after a three-year stint.


“Matthews Rantsoma dropped by Scandal. The actor, who joined the etv soapie in 2021, will be leaving the show. Rantsoma plays Nhlamulo on the show,” Mphela posted on his X account.

Despite the fact that there are rumours that his departure is imminent, the show has made the decision to let go of his character in order to create fresh plots with various characters.

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Nomvelo Makhanya, who portrayed Nhlamulo’s on-screen wife, Lindwe Ngema Maseko, left Scandal! in November 2022. The news of Matthews Rantsoma’s departure from the show comes seventeen months after Makhanya’s departure.

After learning about Matthews Rantsoma’s departure, a great number of South Africans took to the comments area to express their sorrow over the circumstances. The absence of an engaging narrative for his character was cited by several viewers as the reason they had predicted this outcome. Several individuals brought up the possibility that the departure of Nhlamulo might have a detrimental effect on the personalities that are affiliated with him.

Social media reacts to Nhlamulo leaving Scandal!

@majiesthulisiwe: Awu that’s so sad,I really enjoyed watching him as Nhlamulo.Hopefully we will see him again on a different show

@PamelaQha: Phill when you say “dropped” it almost sounds like those instant firings from back in the generations days where an actor’s storyline would end in an abrupt way that you can see even they were not aware of, Unless if that’s the case here also🤣🥴

@SeaksMjr:I have been saying for weeks gore his character has become dormant


Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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