Monday night's episode of The Queen was just too much — Shona Ferguson's emotional scene got fans, colleagues and even his wife weeping. Ferguson who plays the character of Jerry gave a stellar performance as he confronts his fiance about her sleeping with his son.
After making a discovery that the woman he’s about to marry isn’t just pregnant with his son’s child, the whole family knew about the affair Jerry broke down.
Taking to Twitter, Ferguson’s wife Connie said that watching her husband sobbing on television "ripped" her heart " to shreds".
"Watching Shona cry like that ripped my heart to shreds! Funny how he’s the one consoling me now, telling me 'baby it’s just acting' like I don’t know! Now I’m crying and laughing at the same damn time! Bravo Mr. Sho!"
It seems Connie wasn't the only one in sobs.
Watching @Shona_Ferguson cry like that on #TheQueenMzansi ripped my heart 2 shreds!😭😭😭 Funny how he’s the one consoling me now telling me “baby it’s just acting” like I don’t know!😂 Now I’m crying & laughing at the same damn time!🙄😂😭 Bravo Mr. Sho!🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾❤️❤️❤️
Guys Jerry Maake Issa quality actor shame☹️😭 Today’s episode was just exceptionally good 😓🔥especially the part when he said “ausi ong kutlwisitse botlhoko ka tsela engwe.” Mxm this is pure talent 😓 #TheQueenMzansi pic.twitter.com/X5wVaJJHGW
Fans also hailed Ferguson for his award-winning performance.
Shame Jerry guys 😰😰😰😰😰😰😰 this is too much now, I’ve never seen him this hurt 💔💔💔 #TheQueenMzansi
Tonight's episode of #TheQueenMzansi was a season finale type episode. HECTIC
#TheQueenMzansi jerry and boi scene, vuyiswa crying and the family scene maan maan maan AMAZING drama, now this is what story telling should be like, on point. True story i only watched tv on sports day util @thequeenmzansi showed up