‘Idols’: ANCYL want Cliff axed

2011-06-14 00:00

The ANC Youth League is demanding that Gareth Cliff be axed from the TV talent show Idols following comments he made about Polokwane’s talent.

“The organisers of the event must distance themselves from Mr Cliff’s madness and release him from the panel of judges,” said ANCYL provincial secretary, Jacob Lebogo.

Cliff was quoted as saying in the media at the weekend that “the people in Polokwane are charming, but not talented”.

M-Net said in a statement later that Idols judges “are allowed to express their personal opinion, which is not necessarily that of M-Net, the other judges or the viewing public”.

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