A Filipina caregiver who won Israel’s version of the X-Factor last week will be allowed to stay in the country and pursue a music career, the Immigration Authority said on Monday.
Rose Fostanes, the Filipina caregiver who won Israel’s “X Factor,” better not give up her day job yet.
It was one of the most moving moments I can remember in Israeli television. Last night, Israel’s most popular human export crowned the country’s most adored import.
A Filipina caregiver, once part of a faceless crowd of foreign workers who tend to Israel’s infirm and elderly, has won one of the country’s most popular TV singing contests.
Once part of a faceless crowd of foreign workers who clean homes and tend to Israel’s sick and elderly, a Filipina caregiver has shot to stardom on a popular TV singing contest.
By now, we expect reality singing talent programs to be emotionally manipulative. It’s all part and parcel of the ratings game, and has been from the very first episode of American Idol, the show that spawned the genre. Without these narratives, after all, how else could so many people be convinced to watch performance after performance of mostly mediocre singers?
Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli has turned her flirt on Simon Cowell, the creator of “X-Factor,” in a new clip ahead of Israeli version’s release.
Move over, Simon Cowell.
Kate Middleton, fiancée of Prince William, is old news. The British public is fixated on another celebrity Kate — a 24-year-old Jewish woman named Katie Waissel.