Moshidi Motshegwa will not be part of The River season 2

Veteran actress Moshidi Motshegwa will not be part of the River season 2.

The 1 Magic telenovela has social media abuzz every night as the storyline keeps its fans on the edge of their seats.

Speaking to Azania Mosaka, Motshegwa says the directors and producers told her at the end of the season that her role has come to an end.

They said they don't have a story for Malefu. It's as simple as that, that is what the producers have said. I am repeating what the producers said.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

For me, the most important thing is that I came back, I did the work and I did it at the level I wanted. I have no regrets about the work I have done.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

The scene below trended on Twitter for days.

Motshegwa states that it was actually not scripted.

That was a manifesto. In the original scene that was written, Malefu was supposed to get girlish about Walter and I just said hell, no!

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

A woman who has lived what she had lived would never suddenly just be swooped up because a man says he wants to marry her. I told that to the director and I flipped the script. This was unscripted.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

I feel like many women have never been able to say that. We need to say this to men at the startup.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

Motshegwa acknowledged the cast she performed with and says her family in the series always had her back.

They are the best cast I have worked with. I am talking about the Lefu family, especially with Presley and Matshepo.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

Sometimes there is God, that is what happened to us. God arrived and we were allowed to play with each other.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

For one solid year, we had the best time. Two young actors and the kids from the poor side of The River, they brought this powerful energy.

Moshidi Motshegwa, Actress

Listen to the full interview below...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[WATCH] 16-year-old Josh Middleton on his love for music and international deal

[WATCH] 16-year-old Josh Middleton on his love for music and international deal

The singer has been performing since he was five years old and sits down with Azania Mosaka to share his new single.

Lady Skollie honoured to be one of the youngest artists to design new SA coins

Lady Skollie honoured to be one of the youngest artists to design new SA coins

She joins Azania Mosaka on the line to share more on her work, the concept behind her own R5 coin and the process.

Here is why you should always ask service provider for a price

Here is why you should always ask service provider for a price

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler speaks to Aubrey Masango, standing in for Azania Mosaka.

[LISTEN] 'Building a business is methodical'

[LISTEN] 'Building a business is methodical'

Kaello Business Hub founder Tshepo Phakathi shares some insights on the process of starting a business.

[LISTEN] 'Stonewall riots gave us a vision of what was possible', says activist

[LISTEN] 'Stonewall riots gave us a vision of what was possible', says activist

Dr Bev Ditsie talks about the 1969 protest and its impact on the pursuit for equality of the LGBTIQ community.

'A child without a car seat doesn't stand a chance in a crash'

'A child without a car seat doesn't stand a chance in a crash'

Wheel Wells founder Peggie Mars discusses keeping children safe on and near our roads.

Popular articles
[WATCH] Mabena's lack of agility has social media in stitches, we are Mabena!

[WATCH] Mabena's lack of agility has social media in stitches, we are Mabena!

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Uber takes to the skies with Uber Air and Uber Copter

Uber takes to the skies with Uber Air and Uber Copter

Uber Air’s flying taxis are specifically designed for short trips. Bruce Whitfield interviews Stuff magazine’s Toby Shapshak.

Your employer can ask your doctor to write an affidavit to support a sick note

Your employer can ask your doctor to write an affidavit to support a sick note

Law says if a traditional healer is part of medical council with a registered number he or she can write a medical certificate.

South Africans are getting poorer and poorer at an increasing rate

South Africans are getting poorer and poorer at an increasing rate

Bruce Whitfield interviews Mike Schussler (Economists.Co.Za), Busisiwe Radebe (Nedbank) and Edward Kieswetter (Sars).

[WATCH] 400-metre hurdle race goes viral as athlete dives through finish line

[WATCH] 400-metre hurdle race goes viral as athlete dives through finish line

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Meet Sandile Shabalala, CEO of black-owned and controlled TymeBank

Meet Sandile Shabalala, CEO of black-owned and controlled TymeBank

TymeBank has no branches and no monthly fees. Most transactions are free. Bruce Whitfield interviews its CEO.