Guess you’ve heard, the iconic generations actress Connie Ferguson finally bids farewell to the soapie. The long rumored news about Ferguson’s departure come to reality as the generations family confirms this.
According to a statement released by soapie’s producers on its website, the much-loved Connie Ferguson will be departing to attend to a personal project. The statement reads:
“It is with great disappointment that we have to announce the departure of the much-loved Karabo Moroka‚ played by the talented Connie Ferguson. She’s working on a couple of projects that need her undivided attention and has asked to be released from her contract. Generations.
The Legacy family went further to extend their heart felt wishes to her as she moves on in life.
“Generations: The Legacy family wishes her all the best with her endeavours and trusts she will continue playing a key role in the industry. They said, “Karabo is one character that set tongues wagging and her exit will be no different. Fans need to stay glued to Generations: The Legacy to see how Karabo’s story unfolds”
The beautiful south African actress has been known for her role as soap Generations’ Karabo Moroka for about 16 years. She also acted as Mavis Mabaso in Rockville which she created with her husband.
In October 2014, Connie Ferguson agreed to reprise her role as Karabo after a three year absence from Generations. Born on 10 June 1970, Ferguson is not only known as an actress, she is a producer, model and an investor.
Not only that, Ferguson happens to be the first South African Woman to launch her own celebrity fragrance named ‘True Self’. In 1993, she was also voted as one of South Africa’s ten most beautiful women by cosmopolitan magazine.
Remember the 2011-2013 M-Net soap opera the Wild? Ferguson stared as Marang Lebone and also appeared on the cover page of many local magazines like Drum and pace, Ebony, True Love and Tribute.
The Legacy executive producer Mfundi Vundla had nothing but praises for the actress. “I will eternally be grateful for that and her contribution to the growth of our industry‚” he said
Speaking to TMG Entertainment‚ Connie confirmed that she would be leaving the show.