High School Musical: Producer tries to influence outcome

2008-09-19 00:00

The credibility of voting results on M-Net’s High School Musical: Spotlight South Africa was brought into question this week when Pieter Toerien, one of the show’s main producers, sent out an e-mail on Monday morning in which he tried to raise votes for his personal favourite in the show, saying that he didn’t want Lyle Volkwyn (21) from Johannesburg to win.

“We simply can’t have a programme [and advertisements for you] with this kind of talent.

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