Scandal! actors Nomvelo Makhanya and Mathews Rantsoma spill the tea on their on-screen romance

'The most difficult scenes are always the intimate ones because we always have to have a conversation' says Mathews

2021-09-23 10:33:00 AM

'The most difficult scenes are always the intimate ones because we always have to have a conversation' says Mathews

'The most difficult scenes are always the intimate ones because we always have to have a conversation' says Mathews

Image:Instagram/ Nomvelo MakhanyaWhen it comes to on-screen romance, fans often think that the actors' relationship spills over off set.That's not the case withScandal!actors Nomvelo Makhanya and Mathews Rantsoma, who are both dating other people. They dished on the conversations they have when getting into character, to make their"love" seem real.

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They recently got married on the show and have had the audience captivated as they follow their story.Speaking to TshisaLIVE, Nomvelo said she found playing the character of Lindiwe Ngema pure bliss.“It was a fun process, one thing I enjoy about my character is that I get to live vicariously through her. There are certain things I've never gone through personally but I get to go through her.” she says.

Speaking of the disclaimers they give each other when doing intimate scenes, Nomvelo says she finds it easy to get into character.“Mathews and I have always been very comfortable with each other from day one, I think also because I know him from back in school. From day one we just said let's just play, whatever comes, comes. I guess one disclaimer I've given him was just the breath mints, but that's just standard.” headtopics.com

A post shared by The Real Gabadiya 🕊 (@_mvelomakhanya)Mathews, who plays the character of Nhlamulo Maseko, added that boundaries are important.“It's been very interesting. It's been an amazing journey. The most difficult scenes are always the intimate ones because we always have to have a conversation about whether we are OK with me going so far. It has to be a conversation so that we don't overstep in the name of playing a role. My difficulty has always been playing intimate scenes throughout my career, they need special attention,” he says.

Mathews says his on-screen character has created a false perception about him and he constantly has to reassure people that he and his on-screen character are polar opposites“It has created an image that says that I'm a romantic in a way, and I'm not really romantic. I think the life of the character has taken over my image, in a way, with the perception of what my life is.”

Speaking of how his long-time girlfriend receives his intimate scenes, Mathews said he has to remind her that he is merely in character.“It's been tricky because I always have to remind her that it's just a scene and it never went far. You always have to reassure that it's a professional relationship . The basis of everything is communication and having to speak about it really helps.”

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