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Kunene leaves ‘Generation­s: The Legacy’ after five years


FANS will miss Jack Mabaso and his evil plots and schemes after he exits SABC1 daily soap Generation­s: The Legacy.

Played by Vusi Kunene, the character is one that fans love to hate – a mastermind always a step ahead of the rest.

And after a riveting five years of acting excellence, Kunene’s villainous character will be leaving the show in a thrilling exit tomorrow.

Kunene’s plans include pursuing other projects.

Speaking about his character, Kunene said: “I’ve always had a serious passion for Jack. He is the most popular character I have ever played and bringing him to life has been a pleasure.

“I’m really going to miss everyone because Generation­s is like a family. It’s not one person’s work, it’s all our work. We all pull together and that’s what makes the show so special.”

The show’s producer Karen Vundla said working with Kunene had been a privilege. “Vusi Kunene is one of South Africa’s most talented actors and it has been a privilege for us to enjoy a long history with him.

“We are incredibly sad to see him go but we wish him all the best in the new projects he chooses to pursue,” said Vundla.

Jack Mabaso’s exit coincides with a long-standing, bitter rivalry that comes to a bloody head.

Generation­s: The Legacy airs weekdays at 8pm on SABC1.

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