The real reason why Thuli Phongolo’s character on the wife got scrapped
She then ventured into DJing which is raking in so much money for her and gained her even more exposure. But is her music career taking more of her time than she abandons acting?
Last week, Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela revealed that Thuli Phongolo got axed from the series, where she plays Lerato, because she went missing in action (MIA.).
“The role of Lerato on #TheWifeShowmax, has unexpectedly been written out of the show. Sources claim the decision was made to drop the role due to Phongolo going M.I.A,” reported Phil Mphela.
Confirming the news to various media houses was Stained Glass spokeswoman Nomfundo Zondi, but she said the agreement was mutual, ‘Yes, we can confirm that Thuli Phongolo’s character ends in the episodes airing on Thursday, 13 January 2021. This was by mutual agreement, due to schedule clashes.”
Now, sources told Daily Sun that Thuli allegedly got fired because she would give producers a hard time by not showing face during shootings and would sometimes arrive at her own time.
Thuli really inconvenienced the producers so much to the point where they had to scrap her character.
“She gave the production team a hard time. If she was not late for shootings, she would not come at all. This forced producers and writers to make last-minute plans, and that was an inconvenience for them,” a source told the publication.
But her team refuted these claims in a statement :