'Simon is camp. He and David are very similar': Alesha Dixon says the BGT boys are 'feminine' and love to groom themselves
09:05 GMT, 14 April 2012
All eyes have been on the chemistry between Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden.
But it seems a bromance has been blossoming between Simon Cowell and David Walliams.
The Little Britain star is said to have brought out Simon's 'camp' side and they both love preening.
Camp: Alesha Dixon has accused her male co-judges Simon Cowell and David Walliams of being 'feminine'
Shake it: The Little Britain star was a natural when it came to dancing with the other five men
Alesha revealed: 'I think David has brought out a really nice side of Simon.
'I have never seen Simon so laid back
on a judging panel. I think traditionally when you see him on X Factor
he's a lot more stern… but in a way Simon is camp.'
She also told The Sun that she and
Amanda seem to be 'the males of the panel', adding: 'He and David are
very similar… They both love women, but they are very feminine – they
Tonight, viewers will see David leaping from his chair to join five men dressed as sailors.
act from Manchester, who call themselves The Show Bears, appear dressed
in silver sparkly outfits and try to impress by singing their own
version of The Weather Girls hit It's Raining Men.
In the spotlight: Walliams steals the show as the newest member of The Show Bears
Colourful costumes: Pipe Bandits hailed from Scotland but the judges seemed more influenced by outfits
However, the group change the lyrics to 'We're sailor men'.
entertained by the performance, the comedian gushes: 'I just want to
join and sing that song with you', and then he joins them and dances his
way through the whole routine.
He even earns himself a glittery hat so that he becomes a fully fledged member of the troupe.
BGT is no stranger to the more strange and bizarre acts – with Pipe Bandits definitely fitting the bill.
Jumping Jack: United We Stand impressed the judges with their good attitudes and impressive routine
The quintet dress in colourful Morph suits and perform playing the bag pipes while in the costumes.
teenagers got together for a school talent show and after they won it
they have been playing ever since, although their costumes put off the
Alesha Dixon said: 'You look like a giant condom playing the bagpipes!
While Simon was a little sweeter towards, adding: 'They remind me of five jelly babies!'
United We Stand bring a touch of athleticism to proceedings with an energetic dance performance.
Hot wheels: Paula and Gary danced to Empire State Of Mind and Simon said she was a better mover
Long lasting: Paula and Gary have been friends for ten years and she has been in a wheel chair for eight years
The 14-piece group impressed the judges
with their attitude and told them that if they won they would spend the
money on a community centre.
Amanda Holden said: 'Amazing… not seen anything like it before!'
While Simon is left speechless, adding: 'Massive massive potential, I like everything you stand for'.
Duo Paula and Gary from Manchester then treat the audience to a wheelchair dance display.
The pair have been friends for ten years and Paula has been in a wheelchair for the last eight.
Dream girl: Hope Murphy wanted to be remembered – and the 16-year-old achieved that with her great voice
After dancing to Empire State Of Mind, Simon tells them that Paula was the better dancer.
David added: 'I thought that was amazing, you turned what might have been a negative, into a positive!'
A 16-year-old from Essex is the real star of the show, with all the judges in agreement over her talent.
After hearing Hope Murphy sing, an emotional Alesha said: 'You sang it beautifully.'
Prior to stepping on stage, Hope had said: 'I want to be an act they won’t forget.'.
Britain's Got Talent is on ITV1 tonight from 8pm.