The River Tumi’s Off-screen Beef With Malefu Got Her Fired From The Show
She might have left the show but The River fans are still revolving from the loss of Malefu. Respected actress Moshidi Motshegwa, who starred as Malefu was written out of The River shortly and fans were left hurt and confused. The actress didn’t shred her words on why or how she was fired.
Moshidi Motshegwa revealed that the got written out of the show for her beef with Larona Moagi who plays Tumi. The River show runners accused her of being unnecessarily cruel to Larona Moagi. Moshidi Motshegwa who is an accomplished actress herself, said she felt Larona Moagi was doing a bad job at acting.
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, even said the meetings (with the producers) that Larona is struggling because she’s not an actress.”
Moshidi Motshegwa’s name commands 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 huge R100k to R150k. She is also in the top 5 of the richest celebrities in Mzansi and her net worth worth is estimated to be around US$8 Million.