The audience of Idol SA took to the blue app to express their sadness last night as many cries out to have missed the judging skills of Somizi Mhlongo after he was asked to take a break following his abuse allegations leveled against him.
The first episode of the reality show was aired on Sunday and his fans took to the internet to reveal how they’re finding it hard to watch without their favorite media personality Somzi.
Earlier this month Somizi Mhlongo chair as the judge of the show was put on ice following allegations of abuse leveled against him by his estranged partner, Mohale Motaung
The organizers of the show released a statement that reads, “”M-Net and Mr Somizi Mhlongo met to discuss his role on Idols SA in light of the allegations made against him. We have reached a mutual agreement that Mr Mhlongo will take some time off to deal with his personal circumstances until this matter has been resolved”
Meanwhile, the first guest judge of the show has been announced and its amapiano singer Lady Du and has also noted that several Mzansi entertainment industry folks will be coming through as the panel judges.