Free-to-air channel e.tv has rubbished claims that Hungani Ndlovu was fired from Scandal! The channel released a statement after some media reports and social media posts alleged that Hungani, who plays Romeo on the soapie, was fired.
“The channel, together with Ochre Media, refute the claims made that Hungani was fired from the show for bad behaviour, nor had his character, Romeo been killed off,” read the statement.
Producers Sanele Zulu, Grace Mahlaba, and Ilse van Hemert also said Hungani treated his colleagues with respect.
“We, as the producers of Scandal! have the highest regard for Hungani’s professionalism and humility as an artist. He has always behaved with the utmost respect towards his employers and colleagues. The character of Romeo is adored by viewers and the Scandal team alike, and we would love to create stories with him for as long as possible,” the producers said in a joint statement.
The channel wished the 26-year-old well: “The talented actor, mentor, and NPO activist has contributed immensely to Scandal! over the years, and e.tv wishes him all the best in his future endeavours.”
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