But we got the truth from those who know best – BGT hosts Ant and Dec.
‘I’d be surprised if David makes it to all the auditions,’ said Ant.
‘He could be fired any day,’ joked Dec!
We saw the pair’s banter for ourselves at the London auditions and can confirm it seems far more fun and tongue-in-cheek that some would have it.
‘The more Simon tries to stop David, the more he does it,’ says Britain’s Got More Talent host Stephen Mulhern. ‘He’s like a little child. When you say, “Don’t do that,” he does it even more!’
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