Apparently one producer of Today Tonight, Craig McPherson, is so worried that Australian Idol is rigged by Christians, that he has decided to blow the cover on the scandal. *Gasp!* The evidence? About three out of the current six or seven people are Christians. I don’t actually think that the Christians have rigged the voting. If anyone has, it would be ten. I don’t actually watch this season, becuase a) my friends sister, Lana was voted out, and b) I feel the tallent is very poor. However, this might mean I am not a valid judge of whether the Christians have it rigged. Here is the linky link, but there’s more on it than shown here. http://www.theage.com.au/cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2007/10/06/1191091426731.html
ONE of Australian Idol’s producers is so freaked out that the talent show is being taken over by the Hillsong church, that he secretly contacted Channel Seven’s Today Tonight to blow the scandal wide open. This is the claim made by TT’s executive producer Craig McPherson to The Sunday Age after days of God-bothering controversy.
“Whether the struggling show was after publicity or not,” Mr McPherson wrote in an email, “we then made a series of checks and found (Hillsong and affiliates) were very much involved in the whole of Idol.”
The idea that happy-clappers have been stacking the Idol vote in favour of Jesus-loving contestants has been around since Guy Sebastian won the first series. That Sebastian, a church-goer, was the most talented singer in that series is beside the point.