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Kirstie Allsopp thanks Amanda Holden for defending her on Britain's Got Talent

Kirstie Allsopp has thanked the 'loyal' Amanda Holden for defending her on Britain's Got Talent after she was poked fun at by Impressionist Suzi Wild. (Author: Gardener)

Kirstie AllsoppKirstie Allsopp has praised Amanda Holden after Britain's Got Talent judge defended her on the first live show of the week. Amanda was quick to share her love for the TV star last night after contestant Suzi Wild did a scathing impersonation of Kirstie - and Kirstie was keen on making the love back. During her performance, comedian Suzi - who was eliminated after the first semi-final - quipped about the TV star relying on a "trust fund" to get her to where she is. Her high-profile joke got the studio audience laughing as it referenced comments Kirstie made about young people sparking backlash when she mentioned they couldn't buy houses despite being middle-class herself. "It just goes to show that talent, tenacity and a trust fund can get by," Suzi joked, before joking about Kirstie throwing diamonds in the bin. Following her routine - which also included impressions from Adele, Lorraine Kelly and Stacey Solomon - Suzi received heaps of praise from judges Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams. Amanda added, "I'm always sad about Kirstie Allsopp I have to say because I love Kirstie Allsopp." Fellow judge Simon gave a shocked expression in response, before Amanda pointed to him and explained, "I love Kirstie Allsopp don." don't even pretend. Everyone knows I love Kirstie." After the show, Kirstie wrote on Twitter, "I've always adored @AmandaHolden, she's boisterous, funny and turns out to be loyal." But as another follower pointed out, that the joke wasn't mean, but rather "a lovely, talented impressionist" and that she shouldn't be "too upset," Kirstie concluded, "Okey dokey, I'll take that as a positive." Unfortunately, Suzi missed out on a spot in this year's BGT -Final, which takes place on Sunday, despite their perfect impressions. The winner of Monday's semifinals was busker Maxwell Thorpe, who blew everyone away with a powerful operatic performance. Britain's Got Talent 2022 live shows got off to an electrifying start, with further performances from David's Golden Buzzer act Born To Perform and a terrifying magic trick by The Witches that saw a live rodent crawl across the judges' table. Plenty of spots are still up for grabs for the finals, but who will secure that spot on the Royal Variety Show bill? Britain's Got Talent returns on ITV tonight at 8pm. If you have a celebrity story, video or pictures, please contact the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us at [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or our page Visit to submit content - we'd love to hear from you.

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Amanda Holden's health: Star 'assumed' she had lung cancer due to the effects of PTSD

AMANDA HOLDEN will shine in a variety of outfits as the live Britain's Got Talent semifinals kick off tonight (Monday 30 May). But what some may not know is that behind the glitz and glamor after the traumatic birth of their daughter Hollie, Holden battled post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental illness that affects an estimated three in 100 people. (Author: Gardener)

Amanda Holden'sWe use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. We use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. Despite criticism for her risqué dress sense, Holden, 51, insists she is "not being covered up". Despite criticism for her risqué dress sense, Holden, 51, insists she is "not being covered up". As a health and fitness lover, Holden deserves nothing more than to flaunt the figure she works so hard to maintain. As a health and fitness lover, Holden deserves nothing more than to flaunt the figure she works so hard to maintain. Seemingly unfazed by the complaints from Ofcom viewers, the star added: "My T*Ts seem to become the biggest talking point of the show every year. Seemingly unfazed by the complaints from Ofcom viewers, the star added: "My T*Ts seem to become the biggest talking point of the show every year. Will people complain to Ofcom? Will people complain to Ofcom? I haven't done my job if they aren't." In 2020, the radio DJ and television judge opened up about something more serious, revealing that she had died of a technical condition 40 seconds after giving birth to her daughter. I haven't done my job if they aren't." Back in 2020, the radio DJ and television judge opened up about something more serious, revealing that she had died of a technical condition 40 seconds after giving birth to her daughter. After going into a coma , the star's life was dangerously at stake, a horrific ordeal she suffered from PTSD After slipping into a coma, the star's life was dangerously at stake, a horrific ordeal that she suffered from PTSD. Discussing the birth story of Hollie, who is now 10, Holden revealed the cause of the damage to her health was a ruptured artery and heavy bleeding, which she described as a bleed She recalled, "I am indeed Died for 40 seconds then went into a coma but the NHS was there holding my hand and my husband's hand who - I feel sorry for him to be honest he's been through it all!" After after spending three days in intensive care, the star credited the NHS for saving her life and has been active in recent years raising money to support her for NHS Charities Together. Speaking about her recovery, Holden added, "You suddenly think I have to live. I have to live, but I also have to try to have a good, happy life for myself, and I think that's why I faced the fact that I needed to talk to someone."

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BGT Fans Agree With Amanda Holden As She's Guilty Of Escapology Files

Andrew Basso warned his act 'might be too scary to see' (Author: Gardener)

BGT Fans Agree WithEscape artist Andrew Basso faced his fears in a terrifying race against the clock in the second semi-final show of Britain's Got Talent. He explained to judges Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Simon Cowell that a padlock combo had been set and was known only to hosts Ant and Dec said. As fans of the ITV talent show watched as he dove underwater, a voiceover explained: "There's one element to add that changes everything and that's total darkness." The water then filled with a black ink-like substance, so that occasionally only his hands pressed against the glass could be seen. READ MORE : Confused ITV Corrie fans complain about Toyah and Imran's car wreck scenes because they think they've missed something important on Sandwich.' "It was very impressive, but obviously we couldn't see part of what you were doing, so we didn't know if you were just eating a sandwich or reading a book," he said. "But it was very daring and we find you." wonderful." Alesha told him, "In a way, I was able to relax a little more when it went black because I couldn't see you, so it wasn't that intense." And she added, "But gosh, you are fantastic at what they do and I can't imagine the amount of work that went into it." And Amanda was booed by members of the studio audience as she complained, "Well, there's a lot of work and it's dangerous, but I have to say you left me disappointed tonight.” I felt it much more intensely and that evening, because of the darkness and everything else, we only wondered if there was less danger and more deception going on in this tank. ' Her words stunned Showb oss Simon Cowell, who asked: “Deception? Like what?.” Then, bizarrely, he suggested strapping meat around the escapologist and bringing in piranha fish. Viewers watching at home flocked to agree with Amanda's take on the blackout. @DanielDm27 tweeted: "I'll be honest I was disappointed with his act of escape tonight. @AmandaHolden is absolutely right." @CourierBoyUK also agreed: "I know what Amanda says can be very dangerous but was boring to watch." @Scotthopper1 said: "Agree with Amanda when we couldn't see it did kind of pointless sitting there twiddling my thumbs and watching a clock." @PastelUnicorn5 tweeted, "I agree with Amanda. @Paul_Berney said: "I totally agree with @AmandaHolden on this. Would have loved to see the escape." @CoralMckeown wrote: "The ink ruined it for me." And @ballumshouse said: "I kind of know where Amanda and David are from. All we had to look at was a box and a timer.”

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Amanda Holden wows in a plunging dress with slit thighs as she brings glam to BGT

Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden made sure to bring the glamor to the second live show of the 2022 series as eight other acts competed for a spot in the grand final (Author: Gardener)

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden wows in plunging dress with thigh slit as she brings glamor to BGT live show Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden made sure to bring glamor to the second live show of the 2022 series as eight other acts competed for a spot in the big finals Sign up for the Daily Star TV newsletter to get the biggest TV news. Something went wrong, please try again later. Yes, keep me updated! Thank you for signing up! The 51-year-old judge brought the glamor on Tuesday night (May 31) as she joined Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams on the judging panel. She was on hand to give her verdict on eight acts who competed this weekend to win a spot in the grand finals. Mum-of-two Amanda wore a stunning purple floor-length dress with a daring thigh slit on her right leg. The gorgeous dress had jeweled straps and showed off her curves in all the right places. She styled her signature caramel locks straight and enhanced the features with some glamorous makeup. Amanda finished off her look with a pair of see-through heels that extended her never-evening pins. Amanda Holden certainly dressed to impress for the second live semi-final of the current series' Britain's Got Talent. Unsurprisingly, her latest dress got fans talking in the comments. One fan wrote: "Stunning as always!!" Another gushed: "Oh Mandy you look absolutely stunning." A third person posted: "Smokin'! You have to work hard to look this fabulous!!!” Amanda looked gorgeous in a strapless glittery dress on Monday night (May 30) for the first live show of the 2022 series. A thigh-high slit also ensured her tanned and toned pins were front and center as she swayed along in towering heels. Amanda looked gorgeous in a strapless glittery dress on Monday night. Amanda completed the look by styling her glossy blonde locks in loose waves that cascaded down her back. In the first live show of the week, opera singer Maxwell Thorpe won the audience vote. Joining second-placed ventriloquist Jamie Leahey, 13, he went straight into the grand finals on Sunday night (June 5). Jamie competed against the magician Junwoo to win second place in the finals and the judges were left to decide who to send through. Want all the mind-blowing stories from the world of showbiz and breaking news from TV and soap operas? Well, we've got you covered with our showbiz, TV and soap newsletters - they're delivered straight to your inbox and you can unsubscribe at any time. The famous foursome couldn't decide and Simon decided to hit a dead end and sent it back to the public vote. Hosts Ant and Dec later revealed that Jamie received more public votes than Junwoo and reached the finals. Britain's Got Talent continues on Wednesday at 8pm on ITV and ITVHub. For the latest news and stories from around the world from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here

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Amanda Holden, 51, wears a purple thigh-slit dress at BGT

The 51-year-old caused the temperatures to soar yet again as she slipped into a racy outfit for the second night of Britain's Got Talent semi-finals on Tuesday. (Author: Gardener)

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden caused the temperatures to soar again as she slipped into a racy outfit for the second night of Britain's Got Talent semi-finals on Tuesday. She added inches to her enviable figure with a pair of sparkly heels and put up a storm with her hand on her hip. Amanda, Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams are tasked with deciding who to send through. After Amber And The Dancing Collies performed a swashbuckling routine, Simon joked that he was inspired to direct a dog-themed Pirates Of The Caribbean program. David remarked, "This is a nation of dog lovers, the public is crazy about it, but you're also talented and it's the chemistry that made it happen." When asked what she thought of Ant & Dec about their pooches after the performance, Amber said, Yes, I'm really proud of them. Earlier in the evening they kicked off the first of a week of live shows with a spectacular opening performance by the cast of the musical Back to the Future - as they introduced the jury. After the Voices of Armed Forces Children Choir belted out a heartbreaking track, Amanda gushed, "I have to say, I think that was one of the most emotional and courageous performances I've seen on the show. I'm so proud of you all, I hardly know you but want to give you a massive cuddle. Simon added: "You've all been amazing. Magician Ryland Petty challenged the jury to shuffle a Rubik's Cube. It soon became apparent that the end result matched his own, which he had prepared ahead of the show. After a group of kids behind opened their hoodies to reveal the coordinating print on their shirts, the student used his magic to return to the matching sides of the cube. Alesha said in her feedback: "Our little Harry Potter. They did really well here in front of our crowd.' After Dante Marvin performed an original comedy song, David said, "It should be on the pop charts! You put a smile on the face of everyone you meet." Amanda added, "I'm going to sing this all night. I didn't know how you would top your first audition, but you did it.' Dante said: "I absolutely loved it. I didn't know if I would be in the semifinals here, but now I could reach the final!' Next came Alesha's golden buzzer, Flintz & T4ylor belting out their own rap tune against a live piano tune. Simon showered her with praise. He said: That was without question the best performance of the evening so far. Don't get me wrong, I liked a lot of the acts. I think this performance will change your life." David chimed in, "It couldn't have gone better, boys!" As ranger Chris Roberts danced alongside people in dinosaur costumes against a medley of hits, Amanda seemed to be having a blast. I was so ready for this act and I ended up having the best night of my life. David, who buzzed his buzzer while Alesha gave feedback, said, "You just have some friends who like to dress up as dinosaurs." On his birthday, he also tried Britney Spears, Prince Charles, Holly Willoughby, Scooby Doo, Homer Simpson, Billy Connolly, Michael McIntyre, Mrs Brown, Ozzy Osbourne, Dec Donnelly, Ant McPartlin, David Walliams, Alan Carr. Simon said: "It drove me absolutely crazy, it was so funny, so silly. The audience loved it. I can see on your face that it's dawning on you that you're here. Escape artist Andrew Basso was held by his arms and chained at the neck in a glass box, with a leather belt tied around his waist. Only Ant & Dec knew the padlock passcode. An unimpressed David said: "For you it's your biggest fear, but for me it's an ordinary Saturday night. Did you eat a sandwich?' Amanda added: "There's a lot of work to do and it's dangerous but you left me disappointed tonight. I found your first audition much more intense. Because of the darkness, we wondered if there were less dangerous and more deception. With a big task ahead of him, Simon said: “I would use a lot of piranha fish if you make it to the final.

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Samantha has an epic failure at the gym trying a new ball workout

Samantha is one of the fittest actors in the Southern film industry. The actress doesn't leave a day without exercising and often shares videos with her fans that... (Author: Gardener)

SamanthaSamantha is one of the fittest actors in the Southern film industry. The actress never goes a day without a workout and often shares videos with her fans via social media handles. Though the actress always does great fitness inspo, today she shared an insight into her epic failure moment at the gym and we can't stop laughing. She tried a new exercise and it was an epic failure. Taking to her Instagram story, Samantha shared a video of her trying out a new workout with a ball as instructed by her trainer, Junaid Shaikh. The actress certainly touched the ball with her hands tied behind her back, but she ended up kissing it. Well, with this video we definitely got an idea that Samantha struggles at the gym just like us. The video is the perfect Monday motivation as it's funny and also shows that you keep trying until you succeed. Sharing her epic failure moment from the gym, Samantha captioned the video, "I felt a connection to that ball...just had to kiss [email protected] be like...okaaayyyy I'm sure I didn't ask you, you." to kiss the ball." CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO Meanwhile, Samantha is the busiest actress who has lived a suitcase life with many projects pending. The actress recently announced the first schedule for her upcoming movie Kushi, starring Vijay Deverakonda in Kashmir completed The actress is also awaiting the release of upcoming mythological movie Shaakuntalam directed by Gunasekhar.

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Carol Vorderman launches a crushing attack on Tory MP

Brendan Clarke-Smith appeared to take lightly Partygate's breach of the rules, which has left people across the UK dismayed (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanBrendan Clarke-Smith appeared to take lightly the breach of Partygate rules that has left people across the UK dismayed. Carol Vorderman had a scathing response to a Tory MP who appeared to be making jokes about Partygate went wrong, please try again later. Thank you for subscribing!We have more newslettersShow meCarol Vorderman has called a Conservative MP "pathetic" after he jokingly tweeted about the Partygate scandal. The TV and radio presenter responded to Brendan Clarke-Smith, a Tory MP, after he tweeted that he would not buy sandwiches and orange juice for a football game "if someone accuses me of being a lawbreaker". Mr Clarke-Smith's tweet appeared to shed light on recent revelations that Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and other government officials and officials were attending gatherings while the UK was amid lockdown restrictions and people were unable to visit dying relatives in hospital. Read more: Downing Street lockdown parties: Insiders describe how staff sat on each other's laps and bottles spilled from bins. And the tweet prompted an angry reaction from Carol, 61, who replied: "Are you actually an MP? , Mr. Clarke-Smith, is pathetic." Met police have 126 fines alongside Sue Gray's report, released this week, which shows a score of senior officials had attended gatherings against Covid rules imposed on 83 people linked to Number 10 gatherings, including Boris Johnson. who was pictured in a room having a drink as several bottles of wine covered a table in front of him. After Boris Johnson initially denied illegal gatherings had taken place, he admitted Admitting this week that he had "briefly" attended meetings to thank staff for their contributions during the Covid pandemic, the Prime Minister said he takes "full responsibility for everything that has happened under my watch".

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Motivational speaker and former Pittsburgh Steeler Arthur Moats joins us for Motivation Monday! He talks about the importance of getting outside now that the warmer months have arrived. (Author: Gardener)

mondayKourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker celebrate newlywed life. Shortly after they exchanged vows, the two shared the first official look at the ceremony and their wedding dresses in a series of Instagram photos.

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Andy Murray wins the opening game of the Surbiton Trophy ahead of Wimbledon

Andy Murray returned to the grass court with a win over Yuri Rodionov in the first round of the Surbiton Trophy. A 6:2 6:1 win against the Austrian No. 1 was the perfect start to the summer. (Author: Gardener)

Andy MurrayAndy Murray returned to the grass court with a win over Yuri Rodionov in the first round of this year's Surbiton Trophy. A 6-2, 6-1 win over Austrian number one Rodionov was the perfect start to the summer and he received a rousing reception from the 604-seat Center Court crowd. It couldn't have been easier for Murray, who celebrated the win in 58 minutes with a series of winners, drop shots and the trademark "Come on" shouts in his first match in almost four weeks. He was in control from the first point and broke his opponent in game four after a superb backhand crosscourt winner. After holding serve, former world No. 1 Rodionov broke again to win the opener. The second set followed a similar pattern as Murray broke early before doing so again to serve for the match and he didn't drop a point winning the final game. Rodionov, who has already won two Challenger events this year, played his part in an entertaining first-round tie with a handful of impressive winners. This is the first year Murray has played on the ATP Challenger Tour since 2004 when he was just 17 years old. Murray, currently ranked at No. 67 in the world, is the top seed in Surbiton and is tipped to win the tournament - the first of three he will play before Wimbledon. “We were looking forward to a level of player at the tournament, but when Andy signed up things went crazy; Ticket sales and all, so it's really great," Surbiton club director Roy Staniland told PA. "Usually we see the players of the future, who you might see at Wimbledon later in the year or in the years to come, but to have someone at Andy's level is very good for us." With four weeks to go before Wimbledon begins, Murray will return to the All England Club, where he lifted the title in 2013 and 2016. The 35-year-old took to Twitter last week to quash claims that this year's tournament will feel like an exhibition after she was stripped of ranking points for banning Russian and Belarusian players. "I follow golf very closely and have no idea how many ranking points the winner of The Masters gets," he said. "Me and my friends love football and none of us know or care how many ranking points a team gets for winning the Fifa World Cup. But I could tell you exactly who won the World Cup and the Masters. “I would guess most people watching Center Court Wimbledon in a few weeks would not know or be interested in how many ranking points a player gets for winning a 3rd round match.

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Andy Murray wants Wimbledon superteam with Emma Raducanu but exciting plan could be blocked

ANDY MURRAY wants to team up with Emma Raducanu in Wimbledon mixed doubles. (Author: Gardener)

Emma RaducanuAndy Murray wants to form a champions alliance in mixed doubles with Emma Raducanu at Wimbledon - but he admits their singles campaigns take precedence and could put an end to the idea. Raducanu revealed this week that she "would love to play doubles with Andy Murray at Wimbledon" - and the Scot wholeheartedly agrees. Murray's tunnel vision is focused on reaching the later stages of singles at Wimbledon, but he admits the link with Raducanu in mixed doubles was discussed last year - and he would like that to happen one day. He revealed: “We talked about it last year but we both did well in the individual. “I would like to play with Emma someday. I'm sure we'll both focus on good runs in the individual, but yes – I'd love to do that.” Murray, meanwhile, insists he has “high expectations and high goals” on grass this year and he wants to improve his world rankings enough to make the seeds when he returns to SW19's Strawberry Fields next month. A brace with two-time Wimbledon champion and US Open queen Raducanu would be the ultimate crowd puller. But as he kicked off his grass season with a taste of the good life at the Surbiton Trophy, beating Austrian left-hander Jirij Rodionov 6-2, 6-1 in 57 minutes, seconds from time before the heavens opened. His Lordship of Dunblane looked in good order. He will need a good run, either in Stuttgart next week or at Queens Club in mid-June, to move up from 67th in the rankings and form the seeds at Wimbledon, avoiding a possible hospital pass against Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in the morning Round. He said: "I have high expectations for myself and high goals for the coming weeks, which I discuss regularly with my team. “I'm not going to share them now, but I've been training hard, I feel grass is my best surface and I've prepared as best I can. Murray would never turn the actual surface here into a vegetable patch or allow a goat named Geraldine to graze in the courtyards. Muzza, who previously posted a photo of himself as a dragon to entertain his kids on social media, also reserved some fire for ATP Tour bosses taking away Wimbledon ranking points after the All England Club banned Russian players over the war in of Ukraine He said: "I don't know how many games I would need to win to be seeded at Wimbledon, but that would be good - and nice. I guess if I got a good run next week or in Queens that would give me a shot, but who knows what the seeding will be like? Wimbledon can do what they want, now the ATP have taken away the points! "I spoke to some Russian players in Madrid and I feel for them.

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