Hey, remember this guy?
Well guess what, Axle has put it away and a decade later, is campaigning for the Liberal party!
Whitehead stars in this Facebook video for the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Murray, Duncan McGauchie. A spokesperson for the Liberal campaign told BuzzFeed News that Whitehead and McGauchie are old school mates - the former Idol star was even a groomsman at the candidate's wedding.
According to his IMDB page, Whitehead has launched his acting career in the US, starring in the Marvel TV show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Whitehead's not the first Idol alumnus to get involved this election campaign - former host James Mathison is running against Tony Abbott in the seat of Warringah.
Anyway, good on Axle Whitehead for helping his good mate. Let's hope he doesn't get any silly ideas with the traditional sausage sizzle come election day.
Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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