"The biggestelimination on an Idol franchise will happen tomorrow in Pinoy Idol."
Right after hostRaymond Gutierrez announced that it was Penelope who was voted out sa lastelimination night last Sunday, July 27, he already uttered the above statement.Dagdag niya, hindi pa ito nangyayari sa kahit anong franchise ng Idol sa buongmundo at sa Pinoy Idol pa lang ito mangyayari.
Pagkatapos ng showlast week, PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) immediately asked the peoplebehind the production kung ano ang mangyayari and they told us about it. Butthey requested us to refrain from writing it hanggang hindi pa sumasapit angLinggo.
Mamaya, August 3, saanim na natitirang Pinoy Idol hopefuls—Gretchen Espina, Jayann Bautista, WarrenAntig, Kid Camaya, Daryl Celis, and Ram Chavez—hindi lang isa ang magpapaalamsa kanila kundi dalawa.
Ipinagpaalam ng PinoyIdol sa Fremantle kung puwede itong gawin, na dalawa agad ang matanggal saisang elimination night and they were given approval. With twoeliminations, apat na lang ang matitira by Sunday at sa August 24 ay grandfinals na.
Palaki nang palaki angmapapanalunan ng Pinoy Idol,now at P5.5 million. This includes P1 million cashfrom SM management, P500,000 contract with GMA Artist Center, a recordingcontract, a brand new car, and a house and lot worth 2.2 million pesos fromAvida.