Twins Viggy and Virginia Qwebe have hogged headlines since making history by both making it into the top 17, which was a first for Idols.
The pair have appeared on the cover of Drum magazine talking about how they were derided on social media, being called ugly. Now they have secured a place in the top 10 don’t seem to be slowing down.
“I’ve never seen a talented person not make it to Idols because they were called ugly. Talent counts- beauty can be bought,” Virginia said as Viggy agreed.’
The pair said despite their negative experience on social media, they received support from their community and family.
“At home, our parents, family and community give us the love we need and we have enough to share it with people who are unhappy. We were raised to love and respect people,” Virginia said.
Now if they don’t win the competition, award-winning singing sensation Zahara has offered to help “tell their story”.
This after the Loliwe hit maker posted a picture of herself with the twins and captioned it: “They opened for me 2017 wow wow look at God now, if you guys don’t win at idols I’m here I will help you to tell your story”.