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#SkeemSaam fans heart broken over Rachel Kunutu’s exit

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Loyal viewers of Skeem Saam will no doubt be heartbroken to learn that Lesego Marakalla who plays Rachel Kunutu on the show is bowing out. Rachel who has been giving her wicked husband Marothi a run for his money will make her final appearance on the 19th of June 2020.

The news came after popular entertainment blogger Phil Mphela tweeted that after 8 years of playing Rachel, Lesego was leaving the show to go back to school.

“Lesego Marakalla Quits Skeem Saam After 8 years on the hit SABC1 youth soapie playing Rachel Kunutu, the actress has resigned citing an intention to take a break from acting and return to school full time. Her final appearance will be June 19th”.

He followed it up with an excerpt from her statement that she is not entirely sure if she will be going back to acting.

“To all my fans, I really appreciate the love and support you have given me since day one” — added the actress regarding her departure from the Rachel role.

Her fans were left shattered by the news.