The decision comes after she stated her desire to focus on other facets of her career, such as securing challenging roles on both the silver and big screen, as well as growing her fashion lines and creating her own work through her production company.

Maphumulo had an incredible year, which saw her launch two sell-out SE Preggoes collections, one a collaboration with Gert-Johan Coetzee.

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Next year promises to be an even bigger and exciting year for her, so watch this space.

“2017 has been so good to me. I have truly lived up to my career motto: ‘Follow your yellow brick road just pave it in gold.’ I have lived my passions and monetised my hobbies. I want to be challenged more in my acting and be more actively involved in my philanthropic passions. I loved my Broken Vows family and will miss the whole team dearly. I’m however excited for what 2018 holds in store,” she says.