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It's So Hard To Say Goodbye: Michaela Coel Isn't Working On a Third Season Of 'Chewing Gum' Anytime Soon

Michaela Coel has confirmed that she will not be working on a third season of 'Chewing Gum' anytime in the near future.

Will we ever get to binge watch another season of Chewing Gum? Sadly, the answer to that question is unclear.


The Fader reports that the comedy's lovable show runner, Michael Coel, is not planning on producing a third season of the show in the near future, though a cancellation of the show has not been confirmed. A representative for the British-Ghanaian actor, shared the writer's plans to pursue new projects in the meantime.

"Michaela is not currently writing a third series of Chewing Gum as she is focusing on some other projects," said the rep "but is not closing the door to the possibility in the future."

Coel confirmed the news herself via Twitter.

We can't say we're happy to hear this news. We're just not ready to say goodbye to Tracey or all the other colorful folks on the estate. WE NEED OUR CHEWING GUM! Nonetheless, we're sure whatever is next in line for Coel will be a major success. The woman is insanely talented.

For more, revisit our piece on how the show helped build a new conversation around women's sexual liberation.

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TNS Drops 'Nyathela' Featuring Luqua Ahead of Upcoming Album

South African hit-maker TNS has released hot new house number titled 'Nyathela' to welcome the summer.

South African singer, producer and DJ TNS returns with a track that will undoubtedly keep you dancing until sunrise. TNS recruits fellow musician Luqua on "Nyathela", the latest release from the South African house hit-maker. TNS recently took to Twitter to share the news of the new track in an adorable post on social media alongside his son.

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