David Walliams’ future on Britain’s Got Talent ‘up in the air’ after apology for offensive remarks | Ents & Arts News

David Walliams’ future on Britain’s Got Talent is “very floating” after the judge apologized for making inappropriate remarks about the contestants.

An ITV spokesperson said the comedian and actor’s role in next year’s series was not guaranteed, amid reports he would not be part of the judging panel for the first time in over a decade.

The Sun says williamswho joined in 2012, is leaving.

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come next The 51-year-old apologized due to “disrespectful comments” he made during breaks from filming in 2020.

A spokesperson for Britain’s Got Talent told the Palestinian News Agency: “The judging panel for Britain’s Got Talent 2023 will be announced in due course.

There’s still a lot up in the air at the moment about whether David will be in next year’s show.

However, no decision has been made yet.”

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What is Walliams allegedly said?

Understandably, the comments were derogatory and sexually explicit, referring to one contestant as a “c***” and saying of another, “She thinks you want to have sex with her, but you don’t.”

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First reported by The Guardian, the comments were part of a leaked transcript seen by the newspaper, taken from a recorded show at the London Palladium in January 2020.

It is understood that it was picked up by the microphones on the referees’ desk in the center of the hall.

In a statement, Walliams said, “These were private conversations that — like most conversations with friends — were never meant to be shared. However, I’m sorry.”

Thames TV, the production company behind Britain’s Got Talent, said in a statement that the language used was “inappropriate” and that those involved were “reminded of their responsibilities”.

ITV said it did not condone the language and had “spoken to the producers” about the incident.

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Walliams has been on the judging panel with Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, and Alesha Dixon, and has been named Best Judge at the National Television Awards three times during his tenure.

But the PA news agency understands that no one is currently contracted for the 2023 series, with tests not expected to take place in front of a judging panel for another two months.

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