Cornet Mamabolo jokingly reveals the reasons behind Skeem Saam exit “They were not paying me enough guys”
Barely a few months after his shocking exit Cornet Mamabolo who played Tbose on Skeem Saam has seen himself trending again. Not so long ago, the South African actor made all sorts of headlines after he announced his shocking exit from Skeem Saam.
However, daring rumours of the real reasons behind his exit have flooded social media in the mix of things. According to the Limpopo based actor, he called it quits so that he could focus on his business empire.
We can all agree for a moment we believed it; however, the dots didn’t connect given that his storyline was still valid and just beginning.
Like those before him, he was the main character given that he had just got married. Yes, Mamabolo had just got married to his girlfriend known Mapitsi.
Just like all the other couples in Skeem Saam, the fans are privileged to watch the whole marriage unfold from battling the challenges and eventually seeing whether the marriage works or does not. But in this case, it was different. Tbose just got married, and then boom, he left the drama. All the build-up which the fans had seen unfold just stopped out of nowhere with no valid reason.
Skeem Saam Cornet Mamabolo left because of salary woes
However, in the wake of this understanding, a viral video has flooded social media, insisting otherwise. Little is known if the video was not doctored or not. During the live Instagram interview, Tbose said otherwise.
Tbose eventually said” jokingly “They were not paying me enough guys, I know the series have treated me well but I have a family to feed”. Perhaps the fans are now enlightened about the real reason why Tbose left the drama.
However, rumour has it despited being a lead actor the seasoned actor was earning around R30 000 to R40 000 per month. Salaries of actors vary with the production house; however, salaries of the highest-paid actors in the entertainment industry are based on variables such as show ratings, years of experience, and craft competence.
Even though the entertainment industry is one of the most paying industries, many actors have rundown the claim. Celebrated star actress Omuhle Gela admitted that actors do not get paid much as people think; hence they end up venturing into different avenues such as presenters, radio personalities, and events MC’s.
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