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M-Net has started to distance itself from the now controversial Idols runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba who is facing charges of brutal assault.
“I had planned to dedicate the win to my late parents and my late son."
The Idols runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba is not doing any media interviews at all at the moment and is getting "assistance to deal with emotions."
Channel24 caught up with Paxton Fielies just moments after she was announced this year's Idols SA winner.
A minute-by-minute update of the live broadcast of Idols SA season 13 finale in Johannesburg.
The spectacular finale will feature Paxton and Mthokozisi as they go head to head to be crowned winner of Idols 13.
This weeks Idols SA episode came with a twist – a plane ticket to London for the three remaining at the end of the show.
Idols SA still has the popular vote with a whopping 10 million votes cast for the Top 5 last week.
Idols SA saw a dramatic shift when all four guys were pronounced safe leaving three girls still in the running.
The judges may have chosen the songs, but the spotlight was firmly on the Top 10 Idols.
The police have said there’s been no arrest yet after a 21-year old woman opened a case of assault against Idols runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba.
In the new era of convergence between TV and social media, the size and impact of voting and people talking about it for a show like Idols, has become as important as the ratings.
Idols runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba stunned the South African media when he pulled a disappearing act and refused to attend the post-show press conference.
After a gruelling competition and a record breaking season with one hundred million votes cast the winner of Idols SA season 13 has been announced.
It has been alleged that Idols top two finalist Paxton Fielies stole someone else's song, but Gallo Records has come out to defend the 16-year old saying she didn't steal anybody's song.
The Idols top 3 are taking a break from the competition and exploring London.
As the finale inches closer and the contestants number dwindles, Idols SA is enjoying record breaking votes as fans work hard to keep their favourites in the show.
The first guy gets eliminated on Idols SA making the competition an even playing field for the top 6.
The competition is heating up on Idols SA 13 as the contestants are whittled down to top 8.
South Africans have voted for their Top 10 on Idols season 13. Here they are!
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