e.tv can confirm that Masasa Mbangeni, the actress who is popular for her role as the malicious Thembeka Shezi-Nyathi on Scandal! will be officially taking a break from her role in May.
Mbangeni will be pursuing other opportunities in the theatre and movie industries.
However, there’s no need for viewers to be too disappointed as Masasa’s character, Thembeka, will remain alive in the Scandal! world and viewers can expect her back on the show in the future.
Thembeka Shezi-Nyathi made her first appearance on Scandal! five years ago and has played an immense role in the development of the story. She will be sorely missed by fans and the Scandal! team.
For now her fans can continue to watch more of Masasa in action as Thembeka on Scandal! every Monday to Friday at 7:30PM.