According to several reports, Mpumelelo Bhulose, who played Zimele Bhengu e.tv’s drama ‘Imbewu: The Seed’ has been fired.
Isolezwe newspaper reported that Bhengu has not shown up to shoot the series for three weeks without any explanation. Since his disappearance from the set, the production team has been very unhappy with the actor’s alleged lack of professionalism.
Grapevine Productions confirmed through e.tv that Bhulose’s contract has been terminated.
According to Independent Online, the channel’s spokesperson, Michael Pocock, said: “The absence of Bhulose’s character, Ngcolosi ‘Zimele’ Bhengu, was written into the storyline some time ago, however, the executive producers have since decided to end their relationship with Mr Bhulose.”
His departure comes after being on screen for just two months.
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