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WATCH: ‘Skeem Saam’ actress Pebetsi Matlaila on ‘abusive’ marriage, near-death experience

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WATCH: ‘Skeem Saam’ actress Pebetsi Matlaila on ‘abusive’ marriage, near-death experience

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Skeem Saam Star Pebetsi Matlaila Opens Up About Abusive Marriage and Near-Death Experience

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Renowned Skeem Saam actress Pebetsi Matlaila, recognized for her portrayal of Mokgadi in the SABC 1 educational drama, has bravely shared her harrowing experiences of being in an abusive marriage and facing a near-death encounter.

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In a recent interview on the Gamechangers podcast, Matlaila shed light on the tumultuous chapter of her life, delving into the challenges she confronted during her marriage and the profound impact it had on her mental health.

Matlaila disclosed that her union with her former husband lasted less than a year, and even before tying the knot, she noticed troubling signs. She revealed, “We were officially married for nine months, but our relationship as boyfriend and girlfriend only lasted about three months.

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Unfortunately, I recognized the red flags before the marriage. He struggled with addiction, and when he was under the influence of alcohol, he became abusive. Contrary to what people may think, my marriage wasn’t a fairytale gone wrong; it was dark from the very beginning.”

 

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Alaa Hamdy

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