Old faithfuls: they love jason

2009-05-07 00:00

Support for Idols finalist Jason Hartman has not slowed down on the local front.

Pam Oellerman and Colleen Eyre, matrons at Amberfield Retirement Village, said the corridors have been abuzz with Idols fever and that they too tried to phone in and vote.

“It is all we’ve talked about for weeks here. It’s not fair that we couldn’t get through on Sunday to vote for Jason,” Oellerman said. “We tried and tried for hours, but had no response. We really felt he should have won. He’s so talented and he’s from Howick!”

Many of the residents know Jason’s grandmother, Winks Green, and so have been loyal supporters throughout the competition. One of the matrons said that many of the “We Love Jason” banners were tossed in disgust after news broke that he hadn’t won.

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