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'Britain's Got Talent' Viewers Urge Dec To Ditch Ant After Solo Performance

Daisy Jackson

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'Britain's Got Talent' Viewers Urge Dec To Ditch Ant After Solo Performance

Featured Image Credit: ITV - Britain's Got Talent

When Ant McPartlin was arrested for drink-driving back in March, the first thing everyone was thinking was: "What's going to happen to Dec?"

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But Dec's been an absolute hero without his best mate at his side, easily powering through Saturday Night Takeaway and now Britain's Got Talent.

He opened last night's semi-final by performing 'There's No Business Like Show business', and fans loved it so much they're encouraging him to go solo for good.

What a dilemma. Ditching your best mate after three decades seems to break a lot of codes. Even if you can't tell them apart all the time, it's been hard to imagine one without the other.

But Dec high-kicked and skipped his way down the aisles and onto the stage, chucking out a few high-fives and kissing some ladies as he went (what a LAD). He told one woman: "You look nice," and she lost her mind a bit.

Credit: ITV - Britain's Got Talent
Credit: ITV - Britain's Got Talent

He was followed by a string of showgirls in what turned out to be a surprisingly entertaining song and dance routine. He said to them: "You don't have to go. Oh they're gone, I was enjoying that." Course you were mate. Of course you were.

The Geordie TV duo have been inseparable on screen since the PJ & Duncan days 30-odd years ago, and now we love them for taking the piss out of celebrities on I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here, and gatecrashing contestants' performances on Britain's Got Talent - especially when they do it uninvited.

It seems like Dec has really come into his own since Ant went into rehab, a bit like when your older sibling moves out and you've finally got your mum's undivided attention.

And now there are rumours that McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong are divorcing - really rough year for Ant.

Fans seem to reckon Dec could make this solo gig a permanent thing - maybe he's been everyone's favourite all this time. He certainly seems to have won the girls over. Could save ITV a fair bit of money, too.

So, is this the end of Ant and Dec? Probably not, let's be honest.

Topics: TV and Film, Ant McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Britain's Got Talent, UK Entertainment, Simon Cowell, BGT, Ant and Dec

Daisy Jackson
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