Bruce Forsyth has voiced his support for Alesha Dixon in her new role on Britain’s Got Talent.
The ‘Boy Does Nothing’ singer walked out on Strictly Come Dancing after being seduced by an enormous salary and greater exposure on Britain’s Got Talent.
Mail Online quotes Brucie as saying: “We’re going to miss her tremendously, but I think she will be great on that show.
“She’ll get more exposure and be heard more. She’ll have a chance to show off her great sense of humour. I think she will do marvellously.”
When asked if he feels let down by her, he said: “Not in the slightest. It may be called showbusiness, but I’m not sure people always realise that it has always been more “business” than “show”.”
David Walliams, another new judge on BGT this year, spoke up as to why he and Alesha will be better than Kelly Brook, who was a judge for all of five minutes in 2009.
“When Kelly did the show, she asked Ant and Dec what they did on it,” he told The Sun. “I have seen the show, so I haven’t made that mistake – I’ve learned which is Ant and which is Dec, so I should be fine.
“The others have all judged before. I haven’t but, you know, it should be OK. How hard can it be?”
Simon Cowell added: “I think that was a whole different situation because we didn’t tell anyone, not even the other judges and Ant and Dec didn’t know. This time everyone is on board, they’re getting on fine, we won’t see a repeat of that.”
The show will hit screens in the Spring.