Britain’s Got Talent viewers took to Twitter to question whether Nick Edwards’ father’s audition was staged, after his daughters surprised him by telling him to perform in front of an audience on the show. presented on Saturday.
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Britain’s Got Talent fans questioned whether an audition was “staged” during the series premiere on Saturday, as they watched a father perform after being secretly attended by his two daughters. participate in the contest.
Simon Cowell and the judges were mesmerized by Savannah and Cali, aged three and four, as they took to the stage in their spokes, leaving father Nick Edwards stunned when he thought the whole family was just there. there to join the audience.
The adorable brothers said they wanted Dad to audition and surprising him was the only way to get him in front of the buzz – prompting viewers to question whether Nick really didn’t know about the thing. that or not.
When Nick came on stage, Tracey’s mother said she had to sign up for the show for Nick because he would never have done it himself.
“I think over the years, I have lost a lot of confidence in myself,” he admits, “So I tend to shower at home.
After regaining his composure for the performance, nervous Nick returned with warm applause and near tears before the song began due to the warm reception.
However, social media users were skeptical about the timing, with many pointing out that the father was wearing a microphone while he was in the audience.
One said: “Almost in tears until I remember how this whole thing went. I’m not going to let this performance fool me.”
Another wrote: “As he sat in the stands, didn’t he wonder where the kids and mom were? He said they would go out together someday?”
One unimpressed viewer said: “Absolutely surprised but he turned on the microphone… Okay.”
Another pointed out: “Nick doesn’t know why he’s in #BGT audience Also Nick; wearing a microphone”, while one said: “Plus Nick also happened to print out his lyrics. ”
One person responded to the official BGT account, tweeting about the moment: “We really don’t #staged the whole show is DIRE and dated! ”
Another quipped: “Not staged, but built-in microphone when the audience was surprised and fortunately he still had his guitar with him. #bgt. ”
However, there were some who did support the show, with one person saying: “To all of you who are whining about being staged and being too sentimental…. Remember Everyone is a TV show. Pictures are designed for entertainment, that’s the point #BGT. ”
Others were moved by the moment, with one viewer writing: “Honestly in tears for Nick.”
“Omg that two little girls surprised their father, totally crying,” another wrote.
A third said: “I’m crying when the man sings to his little girls #bgt. ”
Mirror Online has contacted Britain’s Got Talent for comment.
BGT is back after a year gone missing due to the pandemic, and continues to be hosted by Ant & Dec.
Britain’s Got Talent continues this Sunday at 19:35 on ITV and ITV Hub.
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