Last nights win by Renee Maurice on New Zealand’s Got Talent was a bit anticlimactic. After failing to make the finals on TV3′s The X Factor New Zealand earlier in the year, for obvious reasons, Maurice then tried out for the show that was more suited to her. She then went on to win the public vote and walk away with the $100,000 prize and car.
It’s not the first time a contestant has appeared on two shows. Most recently has been Taylor Henderson in Australia who was the runner up on Australia’s Got Talent in 2010 and then this year, came runner up on The X Factor Australia. The only difference is that Henderson didn’t enjoy $3.2 million in public funding for his exposure. Continue reading »