McKenzie sang Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground” on Sunday, but landed in the bottom two alongside hot favourite Matt Corby.
As with most Idol years, there is a mid-series shock exit (Paulini, Ricki-Lee) causing judges and hosts to remind everyone to vote. Indeed its a common trait amongst many vote-based shows.
TEN’s messageboard is rife with devastated fans. “‘An absolute disgrace’ is the understatement of the year. It’s an injustice,” said one fan. “I’m still crying bout it. I just listened to Hide & Seek and burst into tears,” said another. “So boycotting it! It’s all a big scheme to make money, they dont even want talent or anyone different,” claimed another.
McKenzie was one of the singers pinpointed by Today Tonight as being aligned with the Hillsong Church.
Let the conspiracy theories begin.