When Britain’s Got Talent returned to ITV for the semi-finals, Amanda Holden was appointed head judge in Simon Cowell’s absence. The talent show stalwart has been a part of the show since the beginning and was asked how she was handling the pressure on tonight’s instalment. However, Amanda couldn’t resist taking a light-hearted swipe at her co-stars.
Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly introduced the judges before grilling them in the usual fashion.
Dec began: “Now Ashley you’re the only one on the judging panel who has actually won Britain’s Got Talent so you’ve got a unique perspective on this.
“What does it take to succeed on this show?”
“Working hard and leaving it all out there. People who try and save or play the system...,” Ashley replied.
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Amanda Holden took a cheeky swipe at her BGT co-stars (Image: ITV)
Amanda Holden has stepped in as head judge during Simon's absence (Image: ITV)
“Just go out there and leave it all out on the stage because you never know when the journey’s going to be over.”
“Amanda, you’re our head judge,” Ant remarked. “And have been for the last few weeks.”
“Do you like the power? Has it gone to your head?”
“It’s gone to my head,” Amanda confirmed as her co-star Ashley agreed.