England has an incredible talent‘s Amanda Holden has shared her support for fellow judge David Walliams amid rumors of a panel reshuffle.
It was speculated that Walliams could quit the reality show after his explicit remarks about one of the contestants were leaked in transcripts obtained by The Guardian. He has since apologized for the incident.
And now Holden has publicly supported his fellow judge. In an interview with Hello Brittany at the Variety Club Showbusiness Awards, she said, “I would like to see the judging panel look like they did before. I think we are a great team, we are a family.
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When asked directly if she was part of “Team David,” she quickly replied, “Sure, I’m Team David.”
Simon Cowell, who is also a judge on the show, was asked the same question, but didn’t give much away.
“I think for me the most important thing – and I had this conversation the other day. It’s always a question of talent. If you don’t have great talent, you don’t have a show,” he said. “That’s all I care about.”
Walliams’ future on England has an incredible talent it is said to be “in the air” at the moment.
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A spokesperson for the show said Pennsylvania news agency (via Sky News): “The jury of England has an incredible talent 2023 will be announced in due course.
“Whether David will be on next year’s show is still very uncertain at this time. However, no decision has yet been made.”
Shortly after the offensive comments leaked onto the internet, Walliams issued an apology saying, “I would like to apologize to the people I made disrespectful comments about during breaks in the filming of England has an incredible talent in 2020.
“These were private conversations and – like most conversations with friends – were never meant to be shared. Nonetheless, I’m sorry,” the statement added.
England has an incredible talent broadcast on ITV1.