“I will Come Back Bigger & Better,” Cornet Mamabolo on His Skeem Saam Break. Now this is the news that his fans wants to hear. Tuesday evening, Cornet Mamabolo announced that he was taking a break from Skeem Saam.
The talented actor and entrepreneur, who plays Thabo ‘Tbose’ Maputla on the SABC1 hit show, revealed that he was temporarily taking a break to focus on his insurance business. This announcement has saddened his fans, who have enjoyed seeing him on screen for the last 10 years. Some of his fans wished him the best with his business endeavors, whereas some feel Skeem Saam will never be the same without him.
Cornet also assured those who think he is quitting acting that this is just temporary. He emphasized the importance of taking a break as an artist and reinventing oneself. According to Cornet, he will be back bigger and even better.
Cornet is one of the original cast members of Skeem Saam, who started with it back in October 2011. His character Tbose started as a young mischievous high school student who often landed in trouble. But because he has always been the apple of his mother’s eye, Tbose managed to get away with most things. 10 years later, he is now a married family man, with different priorities.
Tbose also recently discovered that his best friend from years back, Zamokuhle Seakamela (Clement Maosa) is his half brother, a revelation that almost damaged their friendship. The two have since sorted out their differences, and are back at being best buddies. He also married his high school sweetheart and babymama, Mapitsi Magongwa (Mogau Motlhatswi. At their honeymoon, Tbose got a job offer to work oversees, and he took it with open arms. Tuesday evening was the last day viewers got to see the character onscreen, as Cornet takes a break.