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Radlyn Naidoo has Tourette syndrome, enters Idols Competition

Entertainment February 28, 2016

Radlyn Naidoo

For those who doesn’t know what Tourette syndrome (TS) is, it is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. The disorder is named for Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French neurologist who in 1885 first described the condition in an 86-year-old French noblewoman. (credits: ninds.nih.gov)

Radlyn Naidoo,  a University of Pretoria BCom informatics student, entered Idols competition, and auditioned at Carnival City, Johannesburg.

Radlyn Started a facebook page called My Life with Tourette Syndrome, to raise an awareness of his condition.

“I wanted to create awareness to remind those with Tourette that they are not alone. And everybody is a star in their own way. I want to send positivity and help people. I was overwhelmed that I reached people both locally and globally. It has helped me,”

“Initially people thought I was acting out and would ask me to stop it. They didn’t realise I couldn’t control the movements,”

“I can dislocate my wrist five times a day and put it back. I hit myself, bust my lip, give myself blue eyes. I tend to have a high pain threshold.”

It is reported that he also auditioned for South Africa’s Got Talent in 2010 but unfortunately didn’t secure a spot however Radlyn believes he’s ready for the Idols audition.

Radlyn’s neurologist said Tourette cannot be cured however it can be controlled.

Naidoo is able to control his condition through singing.

One Call Away (Charlie Puth) Acapella by Radlyn NaidooSo as promised, I will be trying my hardest to make a video every weekend… I hope it is clear on your side because my phone isnt the best quality…Hope todays message is helpful and may all of you enjoy your weekend.Be safe:)Email: mylifewithtourettesyndrome@gmail.comSkype: radlyn.naidoo#MyLifeWithTouretteSyndrome#TouretteSyndrome#RadlynNaidoo#JoziSocialMediawww.facebook.com/MyLifewithTouretteSyndrome

Posted by My Life with Tourette Syndrome on Saturday, February 20, 2016

It is without any doubt that Radlyn Naidoo is a very talent young boy who’s out to making it big in the industry despite his comdition

Hello beautiful people!Here is a remix of John Legend- Ordinary People to my version called “Extraordinary People”…

Posted by My Life with Tourette Syndrome on Saturday, February 27, 2016

Radlyn has never been in a relationship, though he says his condition has never affected his personal, he’s had a few negative experiences.

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Durban: Idols SA Auditions 2016

Entertainment January 24, 2016

Idols SA 2016 Auditions: Durban. Idols SA Announces Season 12 Audition Dates and Venues for Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal. The in-person Idols South Africa auditions will kick off in January and hit four major cities across the Republic of South Africa.

If you still would rather go about becoming the next Idols SA by attending a audition, check out the current Idols SA auditions schedule for 2016 below!

Listed below are audition dates and venues

Durban:
Date: Saturday 30 January 2016
Venue: the Playhouse

Pretoria:
Date: Saturday 6 February 2016
Venue: the State Theatre

Johannesburg:
Date: Sunday 28 February 2016
Venue: Carnival City

Cape Town:
Date: Saturday 5 March 2016
Venue: Grand West Casino & Entertainment World

So if you think you have what it takes to walk in the footsteps of great Idols winners and become South Africa’s next superstar sensation, get yourself to the above auditions early next year and you could find yourself with a one-way ticket to stardom.

* All cities, locations and dates are subject to change.

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Pretoria: Idols SA Auditions 2016

Entertainment January 24, 2016

Idols SA 2016 Auditions: Pretoria. Idols SA Announces Season 12 Audition Dates and Venues for Pretoria, Gauteng. The in-person Idols South Africa auditions will kick off in January and hit four major cities across the Republic of South Africa.

If you still would rather go about becoming the next Idols SA by attending a audition, check out the current Idols SA auditions schedule for 2016 below!

Listed below are audition dates and venues

Pretoria:
Date: Saturday 6 February 2016
Venue: the State Theatre

Durban:
Date: Saturday 30 January 2016
Venue: the Playhouse

Johannesburg:
Date: Sunday 28 February 2016
Venue: Carnival City

Cape Town:
Date: Saturday 5 March 2016
Venue: Grand West Casino & Entertainment World

So if you think you have what it takes to walk in the footsteps of great Idols winners and become South Africa’s next superstar sensation, get yourself to the above auditions early next year and you could find yourself with a one-way ticket to stardom.

* All cities, locations and dates are subject to change.

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Johannesburg: Idols SA Auditions 2016

Entertainment January 24, 2016

Idols SA 2016 Auditions: Johannesburg. Idols SA Announces Season 12 Audition Dates and Venues for Johannesburg, Gauteng. The in-person Idols South Africa auditions will kick off in January and hit four major cities across the Republic of South Africa.

If you still would rather go about becoming the next Idols SA by attending a audition, check out the current Idols SA auditions schedule for 2016 below!

Listed below are audition dates and venues


Johannesburg:
Date: Sunday 28 February 2016
Venue: Carnival City

Durban:
Date: Saturday 30 January 2016
Venue: the Playhouse

Pretoria:
Date: Saturday 6 February 2016
Venue: the State Theatre

Cape Town:
Date: Saturday 5 March 2016
Venue: Grand West Casino & Entertainment World

So if you think you have what it takes to walk in the footsteps of great Idols winners and become South Africa’s next superstar sensation, get yourself to the above auditions early next year and you could find yourself with a one-way ticket to stardom.

* All cities, locations and dates are subject to change.

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Cape Town: Idols SA Auditions 2016

Entertainment January 24, 2016

Idols SA 2016 Auditions: Cape Town. Idols SA Announces Season 12 Audition Dates and Venues for Cape Town, Western Cape. The in-person Idols South Africa auditions will kick off in January and hit four major cities across the Republic of South Africa.

If you still would rather go about becoming the next Idols SA by attending a audition, check out the current Idols SA auditions schedule for 2016 below!

Listed below are audition dates and venues

Cape Town:
Date: Saturday 5 March 2016
Venue: Grand West Casino & Entertainment World

Durban:
Date: Saturday 30 January 2016
Venue: the Playhouse

Pretoria:
Date: Saturday 6 February 2016
Venue: the State Theatre

Johannesburg:
Date: Sunday 28 February 2016
Venue: Carnival City

So if you think you have what it takes to walk in the footsteps of great Idols winners and become South Africa’s next superstar sensation, get yourself to the above auditions early next year and you could find yourself with a one-way ticket to stardom.

* All cities, locations and dates are subject to change.

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