BGT sword swallower lifts Amanda Holden using his eye sockets
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While it's true that Britain's Got Talent is no stranger to the weird and wonderful - it's clear that one particular audition has taken the idea of 'variety show' to a whole new level.
The sword-swallowing contestant graced the stage to pull off a stunt in one of the show's 'most dangerous auditions to date', and made jaws drop with his extraordinary gruesome talent.
Taking it one step further, Andrew Stanton even invited BGT judge, Amanda Holden, up to the stage to join him in his terrifying antics.
He started off wooing the judges by swallowing an entire sword right in front of their desk - giving an entire new definition to the 'don't try this at home' warning.
Judges and audiences alike were left in complete disbelief as the contestant went on to swallow three more swords.
To make matters even worse, Stanton's assistant then hammered the swords further down his throat with a frying pan of all utensils.
And just before we all thought it couldn't get any more intense, Stanton then invited Amanda Holden to the stage, before asking her to lie down underneath him, as he prepared for the historic moment.
He then fastened a belt around her waist, before swallowing his final sword, and went on to attach himself to her using just his eyeball sockets.
Stanton then proceeded to lift Holden off the ground entirely, with the whole weight of her body being carried by his peepers.
Everyone jumped out of their seats - totally horrified by the stunt.
Hosts Ant and Dec were left reeling, asking: "What is wrong with him?"
Some were outraged and left totally stunned by the frightful audition with many flocking to social media to share their reactions to the nail-biting stunt.
One Twitter user wrote: "Really shocked this was allowed on a family TV show!"
A second echoed: "Honestly who wants to watch that?! Never forget it’s a family show!"
"Should NEVER have been shown on TV - it’s a family show for goodness sake," added a third, clearly horrified, viewer.
Other adrenaline junkies, however, clearly couldn't get enough of it.
One Twitter user penned: "Loving all the 'this shouldn’t have been shown on TV' comments. Get over yourselves this was one of the more exciting acts of the night and I loved it, can’t wait to see what he does next."
"Inspiring," wrote another, "the best act of this type I have seen, ever!!"
A final Twitter user pretty much summed the whole thing up perfectly.
They wrote: "I struggled to watch, but at the same time, couldn’t look away. Scary and amazing at the same time."
What do you make of it?
Britain’s Got Talent returns next Saturday and is available to watch on ITV1 and ITVX.