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FAQs on Contestant Withdrawals – Idols SA

21 October 2019
Here are some answers to some oft-asked questions about contestant withdrawals on Idols South Africa

Why did you close the round for everybody?

To retain the integrity of the voting process,  and to ensure all contestants are treated fairly, the round has been closed for all contestants and declared null and void.


What happens to my votes because I’ve already voted?

Votes will not be counted, as the round is considered void.


Am I still eligible for the viewers vote prizes?

Yes, all voters irrespective of round status.


What happens this Sunday?

There will be no elimination this Sunday and the remaining contestants will perform for your votes.


When will voting resume?

Voting will resume on Sunday the 27th of October 2019.


Will a previous contestant be brought back to replace Viggy?

No, contestants are not replaced.


Will I be refunded for Voting in this round?

Idols entertains with the natural unpredictability of real people, pursuing personal victory in a high stakes finale. For this reason the voting terms and conditions, which all voters automatically agree to when casting their votes, makes provision for an immediate adjustment to the show mechanic, if this is deemed to be in the best interests of fairness to all remaining contestants. In this case, the surprise voluntary departure of a contestant required an immediate adjustment to the series and as such, no refunds can be made. For more information, please click on the "terms and conditions" button on our voting page.

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