Why Malefu Was Fired From The River
Actress Moshidi Motshegwa, who played the character of Malefu on The River was written out of The River abruptly and fans were left hurt, confused, and disappointed.
Moshidi Motshegwa revealed that she got written out of the show following her beef with Larona Moagi who plays Tumi. The River showrunners accused her of being unnecessarily cruel to Larona Moagi.
Moshidi Motshegwa who is an accomplished actress said she felt Larona Moagi was not acting well. She spoke to IOL about her meeting with snow runner Gwydion Beynon.
“I had gone to meetings with him about the scripts and Gwydion told me to stop being cruel to Larona”
“We can’t cast people from Instagram, give them a huge role and not give the support,” “I even said the meetings (with the producers) that Larona is struggling because she’s not an actress.”
Moshidi Motshegwa’s name has earned some respect in the acting industry with 17 years of experience under her belt. She is rumored to be the highest-paid industry and is said to fetch a whopping R100k to R150k.
Her net worth worth is estimated to be around US$8 Million and she is also in the top 5 of the richest celebrities in Mzansi and
Moshidi has featured in several films which include, Flat 27, Rhythm City, ER the American medical drama, Generations, Hijack Stories, Joburg Blues, Behind the Badge, SOS, Hillside, Critical Assignment, Friends Indeed, Gaabo Motho, The Lab and Jozi H, Justice For All.