Crushanda emerges as an Idols favourite

2011-09-07 08:52

The battle for year’s top Idol has heated up, with Crushanda Forbes clearly marked as one of the country’s favourites.

The most critical of the judges, Randall Abrahams, was quoted as saying Crushanda, Dave van Vuuren and Freddie Van’Dango were “the ones to beat”.

However, Van Vuuren and Van’Dango were in this week’s bottom three.

Kelly Fortuin, the 21-year-old who was recently saved by the judges, was sent home last night. Her performance of Estelle’s “American Boy” did not meet the standard expected at this critical stage of the competition. 

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