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Actress Shoki Mmola bids farewell to Skeem Saam' as Celia Magongwa

30/06/2022

Actress Shoki Mmola bids farewell to Skeem Saam' as Celia MagongwaThe SABC has confirmed that actress Shoki Mmola, who played the role of Alfred Magongwa's wife Celia has exited Skeem Saam'.

by Rae Seleme

30-06-2022 18:29

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Actress Shoki Mmola bids farewell to Skeem Saam' as Celia Magongwa. Image via Twitter @Promise06004776

Fan-favourite actress Shoki Mmola who's been playing the role of Celia Magongwa for a decade has left Skeem Saam. Mmola bows out of the educational soapie as Alfred Magongwa's (Putla Sehlapelo) wife, and Rachel Kunutu, Nimza Kunutu, Mahlatse Kunutu and Bushang Magongwa's mother.

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She is the third leading actor to leave the show after Lesego Marakalla, who left the show in 2020 and Cornet Mamabolo, who played left the show in 2021.

Marakalla played the character of Rachel Kunutu while Mamabolo played Tbose Maputla.

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Shoki Mmola bows out of Skeem Saam.

The SABC bits farewell to Shoki Mmola who is leaving her role as Celia on @SkeemSaam3.

She will be missed by fellow cast members, crew members, and viewers watching at home. We wish her well and all the best with her future ventures. pic.twitter.com/yU0gnMP9Wj

SABC (@SABCPortal) June 30, 2022

INSIDE SHOKI MMOLA'S EXIT The SABC confirmed actress Shoki Mmola's departure from Skeem Saam as Celia Magongwa on their social media accounts this afternoon (30 June) but didn't reveal her reasons for leaving the show.

The channel tweeted:

The SABC bids farewell to Shoki Mmola who is leaving her role as Celia' on @SkeemSaam3. She will be missed by fellow cast members, crew members, and viewers watching at home. We wish her well and all the best with her future ventures.

Entertainment blogger Musa Khawula revealed on Twitter that Mmola will not be part of season eleven of the educational soapie which begins on Monday, 4 July.

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Viewers of the show still expect to see the talented actress on the soapie for the next three months as soapies/telenovelas shoot three months in advance.

Fans of the popular soapie also predict her character to be shipped off to Ga-Mashashane due to her sudden' exit.

ALSO READ: Skeem Saam's' New Couple Alert?: Mr Kgomo fancies Celia Kunutu

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-- REACTIONS FROM SKEEM SAAM' FANS _Tebogosasebola:

She deserved a better exit script though, not just disappear.

@LadyMdaki:

Noo. She must deal with Mr Kgomo first bathong.

@MatshidisoBella:

No way! Aowa banna she and Magongwa make my days! They are so in tune, so natural, and so amazing to watch! Mxm actors will break your heart wa nkwa!

@_Naivete:

And she bows out by going to Mashashane, #Skeemsaam must respect us.

@Shima06831480:

Shoki is gone Nimza is gone..Rachel is gone..Magongwa is blind.

@Kaizer13490074:

Just because Mr Kgomo wants to poke her ? Mxm Celia is not serious.

ALSO READ: #SkeemSaam Review: Celia and Magongwa's secret wealth revealed

Shoki Mmola bids farewell to Skeem Saam.

Shoki Mmola had portrayed the role of Celia for 10 years.

It is also said there s more to this story following her sudden exit. pic.twitter.com/UMDr141Y9o

Musa Khawula (@MusaKhawula) June 30, 2022

ALSO READ: Skeem Saam': Did Celia and Alfred get away with murdering Alfios?

Bathong mma Magonwa..will miss you now Charlie will be lonely

koenaLeah (@LeahKoena) June 30, 2022

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-- Bathong, what s gonna happen to meneer Magongwa pic.twitter.com/v6x4LyshDP

selby xhala (@XhalaSelby) June 30, 2022

It was time ..character was now boring as opposed to when Magongwa started dating her haha

VelvetChild SA (@Velvetchild_SA) June 30, 2022

#SkeemSaam

I hate to see Magongwa and Celia in this state, these couple deserve good life pic.twitter.com/zmbAlJWzT2

#NativeOfBelaBela (@tsheko2020) January 31, 2022

Can we take a sec to appreciate Celia s glow because wow!#SkeemSaam pic.twitter.com/UvyrN6n2wh

Ubuhle bale nzwakazi (@_Rendezvouss) November 4, 2020

Celia was not like this back then. She was very humble. Or is it because she was poor. She started changing after she got a job and when her husband bought a house and a car. I guess they are right when they say money changes people. #SkeemSaam pic.twitter.com/PUdrHw6pyl

(@Promise06004776) May 20, 2020

The "till death do us part" kind of love as embodied by Magongwa and Celia! #SkeemSaam pic.twitter.com/fmQWLEGNWl

Li (@CauserLee) February 4, 2022

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