“I have never been a fan of Idol” Batshon said yesterday. “And I was never under any illusion the voting was fair.”
She insisted the show was not a “one-way ticket to a music career” and did not recommend anyone under 18 entering as they could get caught up in the fakeness of it all.
“It is not a singing competition, it is a reality TV show,” Batshon said.
“None of it is real. Most of what the judges tell you is not real or factual, often it is just for show and entertainment.
Hopefully she is over her dislike of the manipulation of reality TV as The Voice is far more manipulated then Idol ever was. Last year the winner was promoted from the start, but since Sabrina is likely to have a compelling back story story so that may give her more air time.
Here she is from her time on Idol:
And here is the latest sneak peek from The Voice Australia where you see a quick flash of what looks like Sabrina calling her “The Phenomenon”.
The Voice Australia on NINE soon.