Dineo Moeketsi fired for asking for some time off.
Dineo Langa is leaving the Queen..
Dineo Langa acting role in the Queen has been cut short. Dineo Langa was fired from the queen while on Locdown. The South African soapie, The Queen is owned and produced by veteran actors Connie Ferguson and her husband Shona.
According to reports Dineo Moeketsi (nee Langa) have asked for some time off to shoot another movie which she never got but a sack email from Ferguson’s informing her never to make a come back to work after the lockdown. Dineo Langa first appeared on the show way back in 2016.
Dineo Langa was scheduled to return in April but due to the lockdown everything has changed. All cast and crew contracts end at the of May. But sources close to the production said the producers changed their mind after giving Langa the green light to shoot her movie and they instead ordered her not to come back after the lockdown.
However a reliable source weighed in on what they called betrayal: “She is distraught. She thought the Ferguson’s are family. More than just losing a job, she feels a sense of betrayal because when she asked for the time off they agreed. Then boom, the letter of severance arrived during lockdown”.
Nonetheless, The Queen’s showrunner, Lauren Neil confirmed that Langa was released for three months to shoot a movie.
According to Sunday World, Cindy Mahlangu, who plays the character of Siyanda, and Zenande Mfenyane, who plays Goodness Mabuza, are also on their way out for various reasons.