All the deets on that Idols SA contestant that left the show!

2015-08-24 12:07

Cape Town – After weeks of good, bad and ugly auditions the top 16 boys and girls who will sing for your votes were announced on Idols SA season 11.

However, it was not all good news as viewers were caught off guard when it was announced that one of the top 16 contestants would no longer take part in the competition.

Nonhle Mhlongo, 29, from Durban withdrew from the competition for personal reasons.

Empire State of Mind.

In an interview with Idols SA Nonhle revealed that she had previously signed a recording contract and could not negotiate a temporary release to participate in Idols SA.

She only disclosed it to the production team weeks later and withdrew from the competition after the Theatre rounds however, it could only be announced later as the show was still airing.

Nonhle is currently recording an album and is also part of a programme sponsored by the Department of Arts and Culture, Diamonds in the Dirt. She will also be featured on Duncan's upcoming album.

Nonhle became a firm favourite with the viewers.

Here’s how they reacted to the news:

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