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Hlomla Dandala and wife split up

Actor Hlomla Dandala and his wife Candy Litchfield have officially split up for good.


The two reportedly separated in 2007 after revelations that Dandala, fathered three children out of wedlock but the couple formally parted ways in August.

Dandala, the star of ‘End Game’ and ‘Jacob’s Cross’, confirmed that their marriage had broken down.

“Yes it’s true [that we are no longer together]. It’s common knowledge that Candida and I split a while back. Our divorce has been finalised and she has not been my wife for some years now,” he said in a statement.

“When I fathered my children, we had already separated. It is false that I fathered the children while I was with Candida.” He added.

He refused to reveal the reasons behind their break-up, saying only: “As with any divorce, it is the inability to find common ground.”

Dandala also said he had moved on and was seeing another woman, but declined to reveal any details.

“I would rather not share her name. I can say that she has been a light in my life and has been fantastic with the children. So much so that the children asked me [unsolicited] whether they can call her mum too…” he said.

A family friend, speaking on condition of anonymity, told City Press: “Hlomla has granted Candy custody and they have arranged visitation rights.”

Litchfield could not be reached for comment.

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