Scandal addresses Nomvelo Makhanya allegationsScandal! accuses Nomvelo Makhanya of lying-Image Source@X

The production team behind e.tv’s popular series, Scandal!, has responded to serious allegations made by DJ Nomvelo Makhanya, a former cast member. Makhanya, who was known for her role as Lindiwe Ngema, has claimed she was dismissed after she reported misconduct on set.

Makhanya recently revealed on the Access Genie podcast that she reported her director and floor manager for being intoxicated while working. According to her, this led to her character being written off the show.

“I was written off a week-and-a-half after I had reported them, and I got called into the office,” Makhanya stated. “The news was delivered to me, and it was made to seem like I was the one with the problem. But I took it like a champ and held my head high.”

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Scandal! Production Company’s Response To Makhanya’s Allegations

In response to these allegations, Yithi Media, which handles the public relations of Scandal!, issued a statement denying the claims by Nomvelo Makhanya. The company emphasized that her departure was amicable and that they were unaware of any such accusations.

“The production team states that it is unaware of these allegations, and to the best of the team’s knowledge, the departure was an amicable one,” said Yithi Media.

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Behind the Scenes Challenges for Nomvelo Makhanya On Scandal!

Makhanya shared that her final months on the show were particularly challenging. She expressed that there is often a power dynamic in workplaces where individuals in positions of authority exert control over others.

“A lot of the time, people in power always want to show you that they hold the trump cards,” Makhanya explained. “And when you start speaking up against their behavior, they want to make sure that you struggle. I was red-listed for a while. That basically means you do not work.”

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