Skeem Saam actor Bongani Masondo has officially left the show. Bongani left the show due to pay disputes with the show. Bongani who plays Mangaliso wanted a salary increase and the show wasn’t able to meet his requirements. He decided to end his relationship with Skeem Saam after a contractual dispute.
Actor Bongani Masondo has parted ways with SABC1 soapie Skeem Saam.Masondo’s character Mangaliso, nicknamed Babymaker, will make his last appearance at the beginning of July – ending a successful three-year run.
Bongani said he left the show because he feels that he was working hard and he wasn’t rewarded as he would like. Skeem Saam spokesman Percy Vilakazi confirmed Masondo had left the show. He also said Masondo was not allowed to participate in other projects outside of Skeem Saam due to his role on the soapie.“He was contractually bound to always be available for Skeem Saam.”