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Nomvelo Makhanya, former Scandal actor shares journey to healing post-show exit

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Former TV “Scandal!” actor Nomvelo Makhanya, known for her role as Lindiwe Ngema, revealed in a podcast interview that she has finally healed after leaving the long-running soap opera unexpectedly.

Having entered the industry at just 16 years old, Makhanya spent nine years on the show before her character’s departure. Speaking with Ancillar Nombewu on the ‘Access Genie Podcast with Ancillar Nombewu’, she discussed the pain and shock she initially felt when Lindiwe was written out of the series.

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In 2022, Makhanya publicly described her former workplace as toxic, admitting that staying there could have led to severe consequences, possibly even suicide. Responding to these claims, it’s “Scandal!” production stated they were “unaware” of any toxicity affecting the actor in their workplace.

When asked about repercussions for speaking out, the award-winning actor, now pursuing a career as a DJ, acknowledged facing challenges, including being temporarily blacklisted, which hindered her job prospects. However, she noted that her financial stability, supported by savings and income from content creation, remained relatively unaffected.

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Reflecting on her healing journey, Makhanya shared insights into her progress: “You never really know how healed you are until you go back to the very thing that hurt you.” She described a recent visit to the set, where she accompanied a DJ friend during a shoot, feeling no anger or hurt but rather welcomed with joy and love. Grateful for therapy and her support system, Makhanya emphasized that she has found healing from past experiences.

In other news – Two Zim swimmers qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics

Swimmers Denilson Cyprianos and Paige van der Weisthuizen have secured their spots to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics, marking a significant achievement for Zimbabwean swimming. Their qualification came through a universality slot, which allows athletes from nations with fewer representatives to participate, despite not meeting the standard qualifying times.

With their successful qualification, Cyprianos and Weisthuizen have bolstered Zimbabwe’s contingent to seven confirmed athletes for the upcoming Games. Read More

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