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Amo returns to etvScandal

Scandal! viewers are in for a treat as one of the show’s most infamous characters, Amo, is making a comeback after his arrests in 2022. The talented actor, Kagiso Rathebe, who played the character, is set to make his appearance on March 15, 2023.

For those who may not be familiar with the show, Scandal! released a statement saying that Amo was a notorious character who terrorized both Hlengiwe and Dintle in the past. He had captured and kept them tied up in Hlengiwe’s penthouse. His reappearance promises to keep viewers glued to their screens.

Amo returns to etvScandal

The statement revealed that Amo is released from prison for reasons that are yet to be revealed. His first action seems to be stalking Hlengiwe once again, but he claims that he just wants to apologize and means no harm to her. However, knowing who Hlengiwe is, she is livid by the fact that Amo is out of jail before his scheduled time and plans to investigate any foul play in this matter.

In other news, eTV recently announced the departure of Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni, who played the role of Mbali Kubeka, also known as Lady M. Her character was known for her ambitious and manipulative behavior, leaving viewers in anguish over her mysterious actions. The actress left the show this month after several months of playing the character.

Shange Ngubeni expressed her gratitude for being a part of Scandal!, calling it one of the greatest joys of her career. She thanked the producers, cast, and crew for their immense support and fond memories. She also thanked the viewers for their consistent support and promised to take on the next phase of her journey.

Scandal! also announced that Shoki Mmola has joined the show as Reverend Prudence Molepo. The channel described the Reverend as a woman of the cloth who has dedicated her life to faith. She holds herself in high regard and expects others to do the same. However, she masks her own flaws by standing on moral high ground. She is a strict mother who can be too hard on her children, believing that they cannot be failures because they were birthed by a woman who is molded in the image of God.

Reverend Prudence Molepo is Vuvu’s mother and holds Nhlamulo and Vuvu’s children close to her heart. However, she disagrees with Vuvu’s sexuality and has written her off completely. She believes that Vuvu and Nhlamulo are not fit to raise the children and wants to raise them herself.

As Scandal! continues to deliver captivating storylines, viewers can look forward to the return of Amo and the introduction of Reverend Prudence Molepo to the show. With new characters joining and old ones leaving, the show promises to keep its fans on the edge of their seats.

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Kagiso Rathebe, better known by his on-screen name Amo, is a South African actor best known for his role in the popular drama series, Scandal!. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Rathebe always had a passion for acting, and after completing his studies, he pursued a career in the entertainment industry.

Rathebe’s big break came in 2018 when he was cast as Amo in Scandal!. The character quickly became a fan favourite due to his complex personality and captivating storylines. Amo was portrayed as a troubled young man who had a traumatic childhood and turned to a life of crime to survive. Despite his dark past, Amo had a magnetic charm that drew people to him, making him a complicated and intriguing character.

Rathebe’s portrayal of Amo earned him critical acclaim and established him as one of the most promising young actors in South Africa. His performance was praised for its depth and authenticity, and many viewers were left mesmerized by his talent. Rathebe’s on-screen chemistry with his co-stars, in particular, Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong, who played the character of Hlengiwe, was widely appreciated by the audience.

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However, Rathebe’s career took a hit in 2022 when he was arrested for a string of crimes, including theft and assault. His arrest came as a shock to his fans, who were left wondering about the future of his character on Scandal!. The show’s producers were quick to release a statement condemning his actions and stating that they would be taking appropriate action in response.

Despite the controversy, Rathebe’s popularity did not diminish, and many of his fans expressed their support for him on social media. The actor took responsibility for his actions and apologized to his fans and colleagues for any harm he had caused. He also expressed his gratitude for the support he had received and vowed to work hard to make amends for his mistakes.

In March 2023, Rathebe returned to Scandal! as Amo, much to the excitement of his fans. The show’s producers released a statement announcing his return and teasing a storyline that would see him confronting Hlengiwe once again. According to the statement, Amo is released from prison, and his first action seems to be stalking Hlengiwe once again. However, he insists that he just wants to apologize and means no harm to her.

Rathebe’s return to Scandal! is a testament to his talent and resilience. Despite facing personal challenges, he has remained dedicated to his craft and has continued to pursue his passion for acting. His ability to bring complex characters to life and captivate audiences with his performances has earned him a loyal following, and many are excited to see what he will do next.

In addition to his work on Scandal!, Rathebe has also appeared in several other productions, including the film, ‘The Wound’, and the television series, ‘Gomora’. He has proven himself to be a versatile actor, capable of taking on a range of roles and bringing each one to life with his unique style and talent.

As Rathebe’s career continues to evolve, it is clear that he has a bright future ahead of him. His ability to connect with audiences and bring depth to his characters has made him a rising star in the South African entertainment industry. With his talent and dedication, he is sure to continue making an impact for years to come.

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