Well informed sources have revealed that ZNBC newscaster, Patricia Ellis Pumulo, NOW Patricia Ellis, has divorced her husband Mr Pumulo.
“Yes, I can confirm that “the sources said.
“She divorced her husband and its a month now, and from the look of things, its like a ‘big fish’ is involved for their marriage breakup ” the sources told Tumfweko.
The source further bemoaned the high number of divorce rate and romantic relationships at ZNBC especially women.
The source further said, each time a new female personnel is engaged to work for ZNBC, there are always vultures waiting to ‘pounce’ on them as though it was ‘goldrush’.
The source said, “There are ‘agents’ at ZNBC who connect these new ladies to these ‘BigFishes’ and that’s why we see alot of names springing up each month, today I’m ‘A’, tomorrow I’m ‘B’, in short, its marry and remarrying”
Patricia Ellis prior to being engaged at ZNBC, was a newscaster at 5FM owned by veteran broadcaster Franklin Mutubila.
She played a role in Kabanana, a local soap opera were she took over one of the most difficult roles replacing Amina, Jason’s Asian wife who left the Kabanana cast in order to further her career.
Some viewers labelled her portrayal of Amina as “too fake”. It was always going to be a challenge to replace the original character whose facial innocence and vulnerability coupled with an Asian background made her a popular figure on the show.
Patricia was picked not only on the basis of her acting ability but because she was the only person that showed up to audition for the part. Despite being colored she was offered the part.
Questions posted by her Fans on her official facebook page : “PATRICIA, WE YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK & OTHERS HAVE NOTICED CHANGE OF NAMES, ANY CLARIFICATION?”