Lesogo Marakalla is Leaving Skeem saam
After almost 10 years off playing Rachel Kunutu, actress Lesego Marakalla is leaving the popular SABC 1 soapie, Skeem Saam.
According to the statement released by Skeem Saam, Lesegohas decided to leave the show so she can go back to school full time.
Marakalla has expressed her sadness at leaving Skeem Saam and her gratitude for all the friendships and memories made.
“I will miss my Skeem Saam family dearly. I have been with the show for 8 years and I have created some good friendships and memories!” said Lesego.
So far, there is not much information on how exactly her departure will unfold, but her final episode with the soapie on Friday, June 19.
The production of Skeem Saam has confirmed that they’ll miss the actress and they also wished her the best of luck in her future endeavours.
“In her role as ‘Rachel Kunutu Maphuthma’, Marakalla has been one of the show’s leading young ladies, adding to the series’ sustained success over the seasons,” read the statement.