Famous Uzalo star Khaya Dladla is back with the soapie following bits of gossip that he left under a cloud.
Dladla played GC, one of the viewers’ most loved characters, a flamoyant gay hairdresser.
The TV actor is part of the soapie’s fourth season that begins on February 4.
Dladla disappeard from the small screen for some time, and there were strong rumours that he had been fired.
Uzalo’s executive producer Marike Vandervalt denied that Dladla was fired.
She said: “The character GC was on a storyline that took him to hell and back, at the end of which he went home to his village in the rural areas where the character recovered from all the trauma until we bring him back for another exciting story.”
Dladla said to Sowetan viewers will see as he struggles with depression after everything he had experienced. GC’s reintroduction will occur when he goes to a wedding.
“While at the wedding, Manzuza and Smangele die, and he is forced to stay longer. He tries to work at the salon but it is clear that everyone still does not trust him.”
Catch GC on Uzalo on the 4th of February