Social media remembers Gareth Cliff's race saga

By Drum Digital
17 July 2016

Idols SA is back, and so are home-bound judges.

Season 13 of Idols SA kicked off on Sunday with much fanfare on social media.

While a few contestants stood out in the singing department, the wooden mic was not short of its own share.

While the singing kept viewers entertained, social media found it hard to forget that one of the judges, Gareth Cliff is back on the show after his race saga earlier in the year.

After being kicked off the show for his alleged racist remarks on Twitter, Cliff took Mnet to court and came out victorious against the broadcaster, to which he was reinstated to join fellow judges Unathi Msengana, Randall Abrahams and Somizi Mhlongo.

While the first episode of the new season of Idols SA trended on social media, many have not forgotten:

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