Top Uzalo actor Cebonkosi Mthembu afraid of losing job after he lost his voice.Cebonkosi Mthembu better known as cop Nyawo on Uzalo is worried sick after he lost his voice at the beginning of this month which has affected his work.
His work as an actor and DJ at a community radio station, Vibe FM require him to have a voice. Since he lost his voice, he has been off air and that has become his greatest worry.
The actor shared how he has tried everything through whatsapp to regain his voice, but to no avail.
“I was diagnosed with Covid-19 at the beginning of this year. My father was too. He died on 3 January. After my self-isolation, I was cleared of Covid, so I went back to work. But my voice just disappeared this month.
“I went back to consult a doctor, but he gave me something for Covid. I have tried drinking honey and Vitamin C supplements, but nothing is working,” said Cebo
Uzalo is about to start shooting for season seven and the actor said he has so many scenes but without a voice he does not know how its going to work. He said he is sad and worried because this is putting his career on the line.
“And the community radio presenters like myself hope that big radio stations would hire them for their new changes. Bur honestly, which radio station could hire someone who is voiceless. I’m scared. I don’t know what to do now. My voice is my everything. Now that I have lost it, I feel like I’m losing everything,” said Cebo.