Lungelo Mpangase beaten up by fellow actress for wearing her clothes

Lungelo Mpangase beaten up by fellow actress for wearing her clothes

Mzansi Magic hit drama series Mzali Wam actress Lungelo Mpangase is traumatized after she was allegedly physically attacked by a fellow actress on the set of her new movie in Vosloorus, Gauteng, on Monday. Mpangase claimed that she sustained minor injuries after she was grabbed, fell off a make-up chair, and was slapped by the opposite woman after refusing to be photographed by her. “This woman grabbed her hands and she or he fell off the make-up chair. the lady started hitting her, but the administrators and producers just stood there.” Another cast member: “On Sunday, Lungelo got a call from the assembly coordinator saying she needed to bring clothes for the shoot subsequent day. She replied that she wouldn’t because the assembly was meant to possess a wardrobe for her. The coordinator said that was fine. Clothes were provided for her when she arrived on set subsequent morning,” said a source on the brink of the assembly. “While Lungelo was having her make-up done, the [another actress] started taking pictures of her. Lungelo was uncomfortable because she was still preparing, so she told the lady to attend for her to end, then they might take pictures. the opposite actress took it the incorrect way and asked her who she thought she was and why she should await her to end having her make-up done. She then told Lungelo: “I’m taking pictures of you now because you’re wearing my clothes.” Lungelo was shocked because she thought the garments were a part of the assembly wardrobe, not another cast member. As she was taking the garments off, the opposite actress started attacking her.” Another cast member said Mpangase had not defended herself, as she feared that physically fighting the lady would ruin her own image. “Lungelo had covered her face together with her hands [to avoid being photographed]. This woman grabbed her hands and she or he fell off the make-up chair. the lady started hitting her, but the administrators and producers just stood there looking and didn’t do anything. Lungelo visited her car and began crying,” said the cast member. The movie, which is supposed to air on MultiChoice’s short-film segment, Mzansi Bioskop, is produced by Sandton-based production house Behind the simplest, which is additionally behind Mzansi Magic’s popular shows I Blew It and Ingane Yam. Behind the simplest CEO Kopano Molokoane had not skilled questions by the time of getting to press. Mpangase’s representative and private assistant, Amukelani Tshabalala, said the star didn’t lay charges with the police. “She was emotional. She spent the day feeling bad, so she didn’t want to travel and open a case,” said Tshabalala. She added that the assembly company had sent the star an email offering her a R150 spa voucher to return to the set. “They explained that unless she did so, she would need to pay back her day rate [R2 500] for missing a shoot. They sent another email subsequent day [Tuesday] saying that she now owed them the cash for missing the shoot.” -CP

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