'iGazi' actress Vatiswa Ndara tops Google Search trends after open letter to Minister of Arts and Culture

2019-10-11 12:04
Actress Vatiswa Ndara.

Cape Town - Vatiswa Ndara was the popular topic on everyone's mind this week topping Google Search two days in a row.

On Monday the iGazi actress posted an open letter to the Minister of Arts and Culture claiming unfair treatment of South African actress.

The Safta award-winner parted ways with the Mzansi Magic show produced by Ferguson Films after they couldn't come to an agreement concerning her contract.

READ MORE: 'iGazi' actress Vatiswa Ndara's open letter to Minister of Arts and Culture claims unfair treatment of SA actors

On Tuesday, she had a meeting with the minister to speak about the issues she raised in her letter. She wrote on Twitter: "Just had a meeting with Minister @NathiMthethwaSA giving me an opportunity to expand on the issues raised in the open letter. He'll respond to it in due course. He encourages SA creatives to not lose momentum and keep up the burning spirit of progress."

Minister Nathi Mthethwa thanked her for meeting him and said that there are two pieces of legislation in process concerning the industry. 


According to a press statement by Google, South Africans searched the actress 50 000 times on Monday and 10 000 on Tuesday.

Ferguson Films released a statement via their attorney on the matter saying the 'allegations are misguided, misdirected and misleading.'


Ferguson Films: 'The allegations are misguided, misdirected, and misleading'

Cape Town - Ferguson Films have broken their silence on allegations made by actress Vatiswa Ndara. On Monday the iGazi actress penned an open letter to the Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa about the treatment of South African actors.

Compiled Leandra Engelbrecht. (Sources: Channel24, Twitter)

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