#etvScandal! The return of Mlungisi Ngema from the dead

indafrica July 8, 2022
Updated 2022/07/08 at 6:49 AM

E.tv’s Scandal ! actor Patrick Mofokeng has confirmed he’s returning to the soapie as Mlungisi Ngema after playing Mandla Cele in Lingashoni for eleven months.


The Lingashoni actor Patrick Mofokeng, who played Mlungisi Ngema for seven years left ‘ Scandal !’ in 2021 and was last seen by viewers by a riverside after being struck by his son-in-law Nhlamulo played by Mathews Rantshoma.

The 53-year-old actor reveals in his interview with
Sowetan that returning to Scandal ! has been exciting.

“When I left Scandal !, I needed [the] break. I needed to refresh and do other things after doing Scandal! for slightly over seven years. While away, I was really happy to be doing something different but now I am really happy to be back. For how long, I don’t know,” he said.

Mofokeng adds that he decided to reinstate his role after a conversation with Scandal! producers who first felt his exit was “not proper” and that there was still unfinished business with his storyline.

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