Unfortunately, it is, Idols South Africa has confirmed that Gareth Cliff has resigned as a judge on the show after being a judge for 11 seasons.
Idols SA released a brief statement wishing Gareth Cliff the best of luck with all his future endeavors.
"We can confirm Mr. Gareth Cliff’s resignation as a judge on Idols SA. We are grateful for his contribution to the show over the last 11 seasons and we wish him well with his future endeavors."
Gareth retweeted the confirmation of his departure from the show.
Well, this is a surprise, now we wait to see who will be filling Gareth Cliff's shoes on the judging panel.
Some of Gareth's followers did not take the news lightly.
Whilst others remenisced about what they'll miss about him.