Award-winning actress; Thembsie Matu plays the role of Petronella on The Queen is related to Schumacher’s lover; Sipho, whose real name is Unathi Matu.#TheQueen :Sipho(Schumacher’s Lover) Is Petronella’s Real Life Son
Themsie also acts on ETV’s now canned show; Rhythm City as a nurse known as Sis Bee; Jafta’s girlfriend and Mampho’s step-mother. The actress is also known for her recurring role as Zinhle in the SABC3 drama television series; The Lab from 2006 to 2008.
She also played the role of Nomathamsanqa on the SABC1 drama series; Tshisa, from 2006-2012 and made a guest appearance as a teacher in the first episode of the SABC1 mini-series uGugu no Andile (Gugu and Andile), based on the play Romeo and Juliet, on the 3rd of June 2008.
Thembsie’s character on The Queen has been keeping viewers entertained as she is a very bubbly and hilarious person. The actress who is rumoured to be as bubbly and hilarious in real life has considered being a stand-up comedian.
Sipho is a gay character and Schumacher’s side-guy who is dramatic and hilarious on the show. Viewers of the show have come to love Unathi’s character; Sipho who made them laugh this week when he refused to leave Schumacher when Mpho Sebata caught them in bed.