Controversy erupted on social media after the winner was unveiled on Sunday evening, during which the 24-year-old Melbourne PE trainer beat a various trio together with Thando Sikwila from Staff Keith Urban, Jordan Tavita from Staff Man Sebastian, and Religion Sosene from Staff Jess Mauboy.
“We already knew Australia was gonna love & decide you! You’re merely excellent for them.”
Religion has since edited the caption, deleting “for them” and changing it with, “You’re merely excellent.”
“Can’t wait to see the place this victory takes you,” she wrote, alongside a photograph of the pair.
Jordan, 23, echoed Thando’s sentiment, as he additionally threw his assist behind his fellow runners-up.
“My sisters WOW!! We received a vivid future forward,” he wrote. “One door closes and 1000 will open for us!!!”
“Jordan Religion & Thando. What can I say aside from Thankyou,” he started.
“Thankyou for sharing your presents with me and Australia. You’ll proceed to encourage me each single day shifting ahead and I KNOW and I MEAN IT! That you should have wonderful careers on this trade and have a lot too (sic) provide to Australia and past.”
Followers rushed to Twitter final evening to specific their disappointment that “three folks of color” misplaced out within the all-important finale, which noticed Lachie nab $100,000 and a Common Music Australia recording contract.
It comes after some viewers had been left confused final week as public voting was open forward of the grand finale, but previews of the episode had been already proven on TV. How may followers vote if the finale had already been filmed, some viewers puzzled?
Information.com.au can make clear that the grand finale had been prerecorded, however viewers’ votes had been promised to “solely decide the winner” as a result of alternate endings had been recorded.
So whereas viewers watched Lachie win on Sunday evening, his was considered one of 4 reactions filmed.