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Cindy Mahlangu exits ‘The Queen’

Cindy Mahlangu. Picture: Instagram

Cindy Mahlangu. Picture: Instagram

Published Nov 22, 2021


Actress Cindy Mahlangu according to reports has left popular Mzansi Magic telenovela “The Queen”.

In “The Queen”, Cindy portrayed the character of Siyanda, who recently became the owner of Corner House.

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Cindy has been in and out of the telenovela since her character was introduced, which is something viewers had come to understand.

Cindy had appeared in productions such as e.TV soapie “Scandal!” and the recent Ferguson Netflix series “Kings of Joburg”.

The actress also feature on both seasons of popular Netflix series “Blood and Water”.

Siyanda’s character on the show’s storyline had recently left to go to London to study for six months and viewers had expected the actress to return to her role.

According to popular entertainment commentator Phil Mphela, Cindy has resigned from the role.

Phil shared on Twitter the big news about Cindy leaving the Ferguson Films production.

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"CASTING NEWS: Cindy Mahlangu quits #TheQueenMzansi

Mahlangu, who plays Siyanda on the Mzansi Magic show, has resigned from the production," tweeted Phil.

It is unclear at the moment if another actor will fill Cindy’s shoes and with the character gone on a six-months hiatu anything can happen.

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The character of Akhona portrayed by actress Khanya Mkangisa, recently made a return, so viewers can expect the production to play around with her character.

The chops and change to the popular telenovela have recently been in the spotlight after it became public knowledge that actor Sthembiso “SK” Khoza has been axed again.

News of SK being fired from “The Queen” trended on social media as fans came to terms with the news.

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SK was reportedly let go with immediate effect. This comes after a report by City Press alleged that the local actor had assaulted his ex-fiancée Ayanda “Mandy” Hlongwane.

Ayanda is said to have opened a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm at the Fourways police station. The actor was arrested and later released on R1 000 bail.

The Queen is one of the most watched programmes on DStv and it shall be interesting to see how the writers adjust to the changes.