Idols judges Gareth Cliff, Unathi Msengana, Somizi Mhlongo and Randall Abrahams.

After Gareth Cliff won his lawsuit to stay on as a judge for Idols SA, M-Net now confirms that he has resigned from the TV show.

The controversial radio personality posted on his Facebook page that after 11 years of Idols, it's time to say goodbye.

This is surprising since he won the lawsuit against M-Net to keep his judging position.

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M-Net has confirmed his resignation from the show with the following tweet: