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EXCLUSIVE: Gareth Cliff to consider legal option after Idols firing

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Johannesburg - South Africans have on Saturday woken up to the news that Gareth Cliff has been fired from Idols after being embroiled in a race debate on social media.

Earlier this week Gareth had Twitter on the attack for his comments regarding the post put up by estate agent, Penny Sparrow. Penny referred to black people as monkeys. When the question was posed on whether hate speech on social media could be criminalised, Gareth got into a debate about free speech.

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