Advert

Latest

11-Week-Old Puppy Dies After Being Bought From 'Dogfishing' Seller

11-Week-Old Puppy Dies After Being Bought From 'Dogfishing' Seller

published at29 minutes ago
Advert
Advert

Most Popular

Advert
Entertainment

Britain's Got Talent Viewers Think They've Figured Out Magician's Explosive Trick

Britain's Got Talent Viewers Think They've Figured Out Magician's Explosive Trick

Eagle-eyed viewers of Britain's Got Talent reckon that they've figured out a magic trick performed by contestant James Stott on judge Simon Cowell.

Ex-marine magician Stott performed an incredible trick with the assistance of the high-trousered music mogul on last night's show, it involved a dagger, and then some detonators, and a load of explosives.

Yep, it was all-action, alright.

Advert

So, the trick involved Cowell placing a dagger beneath one of the numbered bags that Stott had placed on the judges' desk.

Then, he claimed that he would use the skills accrued during his military career to ascertain which one the dagger was concealed beneath.

Credit: ITV
Credit: ITV

Then, as if things couldn't get any more tense, he invited Cowell up onto the stage where Stott stood with five boxes fitted with plungers.

Advert

He then proceeded to guess which ones would explode on the stage, and even took the wire from the one that wouldn't explode and put it into his mouth.

It seemed as if there was plenty of risk involved. However, the 'Magic Marine' might not have fooled everyone. Some people reckon they've copped on to what he did.

More Like ThisMore Like This

1 of 6
News

This Morning Viewers Think They've Exposed Dynamo's Magic Trick

One Twitter user wrote: "I reckon the Marine box guy (didn't catch name), had fuses in each box, that he could switch on/off.. still very dramatic though!"

Another one said: "Hate the be the party pooper but I bet the red bit he's holding wasn't even the explosive."

Advert
Entertainment

Britain's Got Talent Fans Believe They've Worked Out 'Fake' Stunt

published at5 months ago

A third asked: "Anyone else see how the marine did the first trick? I can't be the only one who saw how it was all set up."

Well, it does seem as if there are some amateur explosives experts out there watching ITV on a Saturday night, who knew?

Credit: ITV
Credit: ITV

There are a few theories, to be fair. Another person commented: "The TNT he took put in his mouth would never of exploded. The plungers where wired up to a separate explosive inside the box. That's why he put the TNT back in the box before Simon pushed the plunger to make it seem as if the TNT exploded."

Advert

So, it's possible that one, or none, of these theories are correct. That's sort of the joy of magic though, isn't it?

What matters most is that the judges and the crowd were impressed, he certainly managed that. To be fair, every piece of stage magic has some sort of trick behind it. That's why they are called magic tricks.

Britain's Got Talent continues next Saturday on ITV.

Featured Image Credit: ITV

Topics: TV and Film, Interesting, UK Entertainment

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 7 Lands On Netflix UK And Ireland On 26 March
published at3 hours ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Entertainment

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 7 Lands On Netflix UK And Ireland On 26 March

published at3 hours ago

Tom Wood

Tom Wood is a LADbible journalist and Twin Peaks enthusiast. Despite having a career in football cut short by a chronic lack of talent, he managed to obtain degrees from both the University of London and Salford. According to his French teacher, at the weekends he mostly likes to play football and go to the park with his brother. Contact Tom on [email protected]