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The Voice: The contract loophole that allowed Chris Sebastian to win

Revealed: The contract loophole that allowed Chris Sebastian to seem on The Voice and WIN – regardless of his brother Man being a coach

Chris Sebastian’s victory throughout The Voice finale on Sunday night time wasn’t with out controversy, with many followers calling the result ‘rigged’ and ‘unfair’ as a result of his older brother Man is a choose on the present.

However a Channel 9 spokesperson has confirmed that Chris received truthful and sq., including {that a} loophole in his contract meant he did not break any guidelines by getting into the competitors.

As a result of he’d beforehand appeared on the hit singing present, Chris certified as an ‘All Star’ and this meant he didn’t need to undergo the identical audition course of or fulfill the identical necessities as lots of the different contestants.

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Conflict of interest? Channel Nine has confirmed that Chris Sebastian won The Voice fair and square, after fans claimed the result was 'rigged' because his brother Guy is a celebrity coach

Battle of curiosity? Channel 9 has confirmed that Chris Sebastian received The Voice truthful and sq., after followers claimed the consequence was ‘rigged’ as a result of his brother Man is a celeb coach

‘All Stars don’t apply to seem in this system by way of open casting as a result of distinctive scenario of getting beforehand appeared on the present,’ the rep stated. 

‘The phrases and circumstances on My Casting Internet [which state that an applicant can’t be related to anyone involved in production] are for direct candidates to this system solely.’

The votes are ‘extremely regulated’, the spokesperson added, making it nearly unimaginable for them to be ‘rigged’, as some followers have alleged.

All above board: Because he'd previously appeared on the hit singing show, Chris qualified as an 'All Star' and this meant he did not have to go through the same audition process or satisfy the same requirements as many of the other contestants. Usually, singers would be banned from entering if they are related to somebody involved in production. Pictured: Guy Sebastian

All above board: Because he'd previously appeared on the hit singing show, Chris qualified as an 'All Star' and this meant he did not have to go through the same audition process or satisfy the same requirements as many of the other contestants. Usually, singers would be banned from entering if they are related to somebody involved in production. Pictured: Guy Sebastian

All above board: As a result of he’d beforehand appeared on the hit singing present, Chris certified as an ‘All Star’ and this meant he didn’t need to undergo the identical audition course of or fulfill the identical necessities as lots of the different contestants. Normally, singers could be banned from getting into if they’re associated to someone concerned in manufacturing. Pictured: Man Sebastian

‘The general public vote for The Voice winner is very regulated, operated by an impartial third get together and overseen by attorneys,’ defined the spokesperson. 

‘This yr’s consequence [was] the tightest ever, with lower than half a per cent of the votes separating the winner and runner-up.’

The consultant added that the coaches have no say in what the opposite mentors do with their artists, so Man had no affect on choices Kelly Rowland made relating to his brother.   

Completely separate: The Nine representative added that the coaches don't have any say in what the other mentors do with their artists, so Guy had no influence on decisions Kelly Rowland (right) made regarding his brother

Completely separate: The Nine representative added that the coaches don't have any say in what the other mentors do with their artists, so Guy had no influence on decisions Kelly Rowland (right) made regarding his brother

Utterly separate: The 9 consultant added that the coaches have no say in what the opposite mentors do with their artists, so Man had no affect on choices Kelly Rowland (proper) made relating to his brother

After Chris was topped the winner on Sunday night time, taking residence the $100,000 money prize and a document contract with EMI, many viewers had been left outraged, branding the present ‘rigged’ and ‘unfair’.

‘The Voice has simply misplaced its credibility,’ one fan tweeted, as others questioned why Chris had been allowed to audition within the first place.

‘He broke the foundations by even taking part. He has a right away member of the family working for the corporate. Why was this allowed? It says within the phrases and circumstances to not apply you probably have household working for the corporate. #RIGGED,’ one livid viewer tweeted, whereas sharing a screenshot of The Voice’s software type.  

Divisive: After Chris was crowned the winner on Sunday night, taking home the $100,000 cash prize and a record contract with EMI, many viewers were left outraged, branding the show 'rigged' and 'unfair'

Divisive: After Chris was crowned the winner on Sunday night, taking home the $100,000 cash prize and a record contract with EMI, many viewers were left outraged, branding the show 'rigged' and 'unfair'

Divisive: After Chris was topped the winner on Sunday night time, taking residence the $100,000 money prize and a document contract with EMI, many viewers had been left outraged, branding the present ‘rigged’ and ‘unfair’ 

On Monday, Chris responded to the backlash on The Kyle and Jackie O Show

‘I knew it was coming however I weighed up the dangers,’ he stated of the allegations of favouritism.

‘I used to be like, “Look, this is not even about me anymore.” I’ve acquired a household to supply for. I have been wanting to do that my entire life.’

Backlash: On Monday, Chris responded to the backlash on The Kyle and Jackie O Show. 'I knew it was coming but I weighed up the risks,' he said of the allegations of favouritism.

Backlash: On Monday, Chris responded to the backlash on The Kyle and Jackie O Show. 'I knew it was coming but I weighed up the risks,' he said of the allegations of favouritism.

Backlash: On Monday, Chris responded to the backlash on The Kyle and Jackie O Present. ‘I knew it was coming however I weighed up the dangers,’ he stated of the allegations of favouritism. 

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