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It's goodbye to Rachel Kunutu as Lesego Marakalla leaves Skeem Saam

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Skeem Saam Teasers on 17 Jun 2020
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Wowser fam... this news marks the end of an era. 

Skeem Saam's iconic Rachel Kunutu will be a character from the past by next week Monday.

Lesego Marakalla, who's played Rachel since the start of the series, has left the show to study full-time.

And may or may not act again in the future.

As you probs know, Rachel's been missing for the past few weeks. The conclusion to her story will play out this Friday night (19 June) when her last episode airs.

This from Lesego about her departure:
 
Lesego: I will miss my Skeem Saam family dearly. I have been with the show for eight years and I have created some good friendships and memories!

To all my fans, I really appreciate the love and support that you have given me since day one. 

Will she ever return to acting? Word from Skeem Saam is that she isn't sure. 

If you haven't seen TVSA's interview with her yet, then we highly recommend you catch it as a play-out tune.

You'll find it here: Get to know Rachel Kunutu's alter ego Lesego Marakalla

 

Actors in this post: Lesego Marakalla

Shows in this post: Skeem Saam

Channels in this post: SABC1



2 Comments

RainPrincess
19 Jun 2020 17:35

So Rachel is gonna bow out by dying? ??

Timone
20 Jun 2020 13:18

She's going to Cuba to study medicine with Maroti's money 
I loved her parting scene last night with that wink, farewell Dynamite, you murdered that role, hope to see you on our screens again in future 


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