They were a happy family not so long ago but things have since gone sour between legendary singer and actress Mara Louw and her former bosses at Ferguson Films.

This comes after Louw claimed the production treated her ‘like trash’ therefore she didn’t renew her contract. Mara even called out Shona Ferguson for lying on twitter.

Asked for their side of the story, Connie Ferguson gave a statement to Trending SA saying Mara must do better. “She would have to do better than just say that she was treated like “trash” as with all our cast members, we have been nothing but respectful, especially to her,” she said.

Read full statement below.