Pretty Ncayiyana quits Skeem Saam for Scandal


Upcoming actress Pretty Ncayisa, who is well known as Ayanda on SABC 1’s drama soapie Skeem Saam has jumped ship again. The actress left Skeem Saam for a return to Etv’s Scandal as Phindile.

Before her reappearance  on Scandal, the actress was last seen on the soapie last year October.

Scandal’s publicist Michael Pocock confirmed the return of Pretty to the show and that her character was given a much stronger role.

"Pretty is returning to Scandal! She returned to screens this week and will be there for some time. The writers and producers of Scandal! felt like Pretty’s role was a very strong one and decided to extend her character," he explained.

According to TshisaLIVE, Pretty had to make a tough decision between staying at Skeem Saam or join Scandal and she chose Scandal at the end.

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