Jacques Blignaut has saddened viewers of 7de Laan with the announcement of his departure from the long-running soapie, after 15 years, to join SABC 3’s The Estate.
Jacques Blignaut is well known for his role as Vince Meintjies on 7de Laan, who has appeared on the long-running SABC 2 soapie for 15 years. As the owner of the Hillside deli and husband to Aggie, the character has become a fan-favourite over the years. Moreover, he forms part of the integral cast of 7de Laan.
In an Instagram post on Monday, 1 March 2021, Jacques announced his departure from the show to pursue new opportunities. He stated, “After 15 years of working with the most amazing group of people, it’s time for a new adventure. I hope you will join me on my next journey, as I explore new places and make new bonds. I know it will be a blessing.”
Jacques’ next role will see him being part of SABC 3’s The Estate, which premieres on Monday, 5 April 2021.
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