Candy Mokwena joins Skeem Saam As Leshole’s mother
Candy Tsa Mandebele Mokwena (born June 19, 1970) is a South African singer, songwriter, actress. According to media outlets, Leshole’s mother; Bafedile Mabitsela played by artist and actress Candy Mokwena will return to Turfloop to play guardian to Leshole Mabitsela from the 19th of August 2020 episode. Skeem Saam Leshole’s mother is a 50-something-year-old woman who left Turfloop years ago because of an abusive marriage.
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The late Charles Maja who played the role of Big Boy Mabitsela on Skeem Saam was Leshole’s father. He was introduced as the abusive, alcoholic father of Leshole Mabitsela, played by Thabo Mkhabela. However, Charles’s character ended up winning the hearts of Skeem Saam fans when he turned his life around and stopped abusing his son.
After Charles Maja’s passing this year, Skeem Saam fans who Leshole’s guardian would be, as his mother left Turfloop many years ago.
Would there be someone to replace Big Boy Mabitsela? One thing we all know is that Charles Maja was simply irreplaceable. May his soul rest well indeed.
Bafedile Mabitsela, played by Candy brings wealth, humour and lots of drama to Turfloop. Like her late ex-husband, she is going to cause some havoc, especially for Mantuli.
She’s going to challenge wealthy villains like Marothi and Lehasa because she owns a mine. Most importantly, she will upgrade her son’s life,and we all can’t wait for that to happen.
Fans were so excited over the news on social media and took to her handle to congratulate her.