Gareth Cliff has won his case against broadcasting giant, M-Net.
According to mybroadbrand, the High Court in Johannesburg decided on 29 January that CliffÂ must be reinstated as a judge on Idols with immediate effect.
According to News24, Judge Caroline Nicholls, said, “This is a contractual dispute. The contractual relationship has to be reinstated to what it was. M-Net will pay costs to Gareth Cliff.”
Auditions for the 2016 Idols TV show will begin at The Playhouse in Durban on 30 January.
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View some of the reactions about the ruling on twitter below:
— Kgomotso Christopher (@kgchristopher) January 29, 2016
#GarethCliff Lawyer Eric Mabuza says today's outcome shows that human rights are standard. Not white-human rights or black-human rights. DB
— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) January 29, 2016
— Social South Africa (@SocialSA_) January 29, 2016
There's no proof that #GarethCliff is racist, a verbal or tacit agreement is binding to contractual parties.
— Bongs (@Bongani_SP) January 29, 2016
— Cindy Poluta (@CindyPoluta) January 29, 2016