Although their relationship ended three years ago after Atandwa Kani found out that the children he knew to be his were not.
It’s now emerged that the actor secretly wanted Thembisa back.
According to insiders, the star soon backtracked on not wanting to have anything to do with Thembisa.
He asked one of her close friends to help him appeal to Thembisa’s better nature.
Thembisa had moved on with another man she met while working on the set of Our Perfect Wedding.