The explosive debut season entrenched itself in the TV-watching psyche so much that Mzansi held its collective breath with each episode to see what would unfold between Ipeleng and her long time on-off boyfriend Thatho, as well as the motley crew of friends and family in the form of Mandisa, Vumani, Thabang, Matli and Ntandokazi.
Last season ended with Thato marrying Ntandokazi against dizzying odds, and a heartbroken Ipeleng throwing caution to the wind and straying from her good girl character. And the best part? The pregnancy bomb!
M-Net’s Head of Drama, Reneilwe Sema, says there will be plenty more where that came from, and viewers should ready themselves for crazy cliff-hangers one after the other.
“If you thought last season was terse, you’re in for an even more intense emotional rollercoaster in Season 2,” says Sema.
The new season picks up just over four months after all the drama and truth bombs. This time, not only is Ipeleng’s dogged determination to get the perfect life in the form of a marriage and children clouding her judgment, it also leads her to make a tragic error that costs her the very thing that she has always wanted.
Meanwhile, Thato and Ntandokazi’s already fragile relationship isn’t made any less fraught by a wedding ring. Could a couple that was on the brink of a break-up so close to their wedding survive the challenges that they - and their extended family – keep heaping on them? Did they get married too soon? Did they do it for the right reasons? And will they see things through for better or for worse?
“This season, the story will also delve into Mandisa’s past. As Ipeleng’s rock, she’s hardly had the time to deal with her own skeletons, choosing instead to bury them deep. But, a shocking and horrifying secret will come out, cracking open Mandisa’s seemingly solid foundation and threatening to blow her life into a million pieces.” says Sema.
The original core cast played by Fikile Mthwalo-Kani (Ipeleng), Siyabonga Radebe (Thato), Atandwa Kani (Vumani), Motlatsi Mafatshe (Thabang), Thishiwe Ziqubu (Ntandokazi) and Samela Tyelbooi (Mandisa) is joined by new members Lungile Radu (Phila), Masasa Mbangeni (Katlego), Austin Shandu (Nqobizitha) and Hlubi Mboya (Dr. Patience Moloi) who are sure to spice things up even more.
If you don’t want to be left behind when everyone talks about Mzansi’s hottest drama, make sure you tune into Mzansi Magic DStv channel 161, on 9 October at 20:00, to catch the return of It’s Complicated.
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