ANOTHER Idols baby is on the way: Idols SA contestant Jerodine Madlala has a bun in the oven.

The talented performer, who was met with a warm comment from the judges last night when she performed Giving Him Something He Can Feel by En Vogue, is pregnant.

After her performance, all the judges praised her, with Randall Abrahams saying her performance was good from the start and he could see her growing in the competition. “It was a good place to start,” he said.

Unathi Nkayi said it was Jerodine’s best performance yet, calling it immaculate, while Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung called her a powerhouse.

According to Sunday World, the 28-year-old singer is 28 weeks pregnant.


She told the Sunday paper she was very excited and couldn’t wait for her and her unborn baby to sing their way to the top during the rest of the live performances.

Although she was excited, Jerodine told the paper she had mixed emotions about viewers finding out about her pregnancy as some would assume she was only picked for the top 16 because she’s preggies.

“Regardless of what people are yet to say when they realise I’m pregnant on stage, I’m still excited to be bearing this child and going through this moment knowing I’m fighting for two things at once: my baby’s life and a brighter future for all of us.

“I’ve been granted a chance to continue performing and I’ll use it to my advantage. I’m ready to conquer. I want God to take control,” she said.