Actress Lesego Marakalla, aka Rachel Kunutu, is leaving SABC1’s popular drama series Skeem Saam.
Lesego has been on the cast of Skeem Saam from the start in 2011.
According to a statement released by management, Lesego is taking a break from the show to focus on her studies full time.“I will miss my Skeem Saam family dearly. I have been with the show for 8 years and I have created some goodfriendships and memories!” Lesego said.
Lesego added that she is not sure whether she will return or not to the entertainment industry.
Meanwhile, it remains to be seen on how her character will be killed. However, fans are convinced that her final episode with the soapie will be on Friday, June 19.