Cornet Mamabolo (Tbose) takes a break from ‘Skeem Saam’ due to injury


Actor, Cornet Mamabolo who plays the role of Thabo ‘Tbose’ Maputla in the SABC 1 educational soap opera Skeem Saam recently left fans worried after sharing a photo of him with a cast on his arm on his Instagram account.

While he didn’t give too many details about his injury on his Instagram account, his fans and co-stars took his post to wish him a speedy recovery.


The actor told the Daily Sun he was doing well and his injury was not serious.

“I fell while riding a bike and started to feel pain hours later.”

Mamabolo says he has a fracture, had to put in a cast and doctors recommend he put it on for a few weeks.

He also assures fans that he will be fully healed by October and that he has taken a break from filming. Skeem Saam due to the injury.

Mamabolo is the third actor this year to be injured and be absent from the set of a TV show.

Actress Zandile Msutwana was also injured and was temporarily replaced by actress Thembisa Nxumalo-Mdoda as Vuyiswa Maake on The Queen.

Another actress who got injured this year is legendary actress Dawn Thandeka King who stars as Mashenge in the hit telenovela of Mzansi Magic. DiepCity.

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The actor has revealed that viewers will see his marriage to Mapitsi (Mogau Mothlatswi) tested in the coming weeks due to his overseas job opportunity.

Mamabolo is also a family man like his character on the show but different from Tbose on an emotional level.

“There are certain references that I take from my personal life. “

“I also perform my role well thanks to the actors and the crew because they help me to deepen my emotions.”

Read also: Review of “Skeem Saam”: Mapitsi and Tbose are ready to move abroad

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