Topic: Entertainment

Man dies after fall at X-Factor audition

A NZ man has died after collapsing while preparing to audition for The X Factor in Sydney.

Edward Andrews (33) formerly of Wainuiomata died after he collapsed waiting for his audition in Sydney.

His father, Edward Andrews Snr, says his son moved to Sydney 10 years ago, to take up a job driving a forklift.

Edward Snr will travel to Sydney on Wednesday to attend his son's funeral. 

None of the show's celebrity judges were at the audition when Edward Jr collapsed.

Reporter:  Mihingarangi Forbes