South African upcoming musician Viggy Qwabe has withdrawn for the Idols SA competition. In a statement issued by Mzansi Magic, they advised all Idols fans to note that all voting lines have been closed for this round and there will be no elimination in the upcoming episode.
On Monday morning Viggy Qwabe took to her Facebook page to thank South Africans for their support.
“Unfortunately I have decided not to continue with the competition. I am not a quitter, I am not quitting because o Wele (my twin) was eliminated. we are both strong and able to stand on our own. We were both aware that we both won’t win and one of us would leave but not in the way it was done yesterday.
“I cannot stay when that has happened to my sister. Thank you for your love and support. We appreciate all your hard work. God bless you,” says Viggy Qwabe.
Viggy also posted a video on social media confirming her exit on Idols SA but she says she won’t divulge why she decided to exit the competition. Here’s the video below.
Season 15 of Idols SA has been full of firsts with the Qwabe twins making it to top 6.
From the beginning of their idols SA journey, the twins, Viggy and Virginia have always said they are in this together.
The channel says that after lengthy discussions, Viggy Qwabe who still remained in the Idols competition post-Sunday night’s elimination has decided to exit the competition.
“We would like to wish both Viggy Qwabe and Virginia Qwabe all the best in their careers as they are both extremely talented,” reads a statement released by the channel’s HOD PR and Publicity of local entertainment channel, Philly Kubheka.
The Qwabe twins, their family, production company and channel met after the show on Sunday to formalise Viggy Qwabe’s decision.
“Mzansi Magic would like to advise all Idols fans to note that all voting lines have been closed for this round and there will be no elimination in the upcoming episode,” says Philly Kubheka.
The word out there is that after the first audition the Qwabe twins were given one ticket and they refused to go without each other.
Idols South Africa airs, Sundays at 17:00 on Mzansi Magic Channel161.