SA’s Got Talent: Ian von Memerty and Kabelo Mabalane quit

2014-06-04 09:47

SA’s Got Talent on is losing judges Ian von Memerty and Kabelo Mabalane for the upcoming fifth season, leaving Shado Twala as the only returning judge.

However, Tats Nkonzo will be back again as the presenter of SA’s Got Talent.

“We are still finalising the new judges. We can confirm that Kabelo Mabalane and Ian von Memerty are leaving SA’s Got Talent,” told Channel24.

“They have other engagements which fall at the same time as SA’s Got Talent,” said

Kabelo Mabalane has jumped TV channels to SABC2 where he will present the new show, Play Your Part.

Meanwhile, nationwide auditions are continuing with South Africans turning out in droves to attend.

Joburg and the surrounding areas are up next on Saturday and Sunday with auditions taking place at Focus Rooms. Contestants can preregister and email for an application form and more information.

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