Don’t be so shocked to see veteran actor Jerry Mofokeng back in action when you tune in to watch tonight’s episode of e.tv’s popular soapie Scandal.
The new episode will undoubtedly come as a surprise to fans who were witnesses to Jerry’s character being killed.
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Apparently, Jerry’s villainous character Neo Mokethi has managed to survive in prison and is coming back to unleash more mayhem.
e.tv publicist Michael Pocock in a statement confirmed the news. The veteran actor who has been filming with the cast is set to reprise his crime lord character tonight.
“We can confirm that Jerry Mofokeng has returned to the cast of Scandal! He will play the role of Neo Mokhethi. He will make his return to TV screens tonight in a surprise appearance,” he said.
“He has been filming with us for a while now. The cast and crew have loved having him back and he has also enjoyed his return. He has been wanting to come back for some time now and we are excited to have him back on the show.”
Meanwhile, other cast members are excited about the return of Jerry on the show. One of the cast members Kgomotso Christopher said that it is an “honor” to be working with this “gentle giant of theater.” She went on to recount her encounter with the gentle giant of theatre.
“When I was 17, I was walking from high school to the taxi rank and I bumped into a theater giant across from the Joburg Theatre. I stopped him, opened my homework diary and asked him to autograph it. He wrote “Reach for the Stars”…his name was Ntate Jerry Mofokeng,” she wrote in her Instagram note dedicated to Jerry.