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Saturday 17th August 2019

BGT's David Walliams SLAMMED for "sexist" comment as Alesha Dixon shuts him down

Judge said Dutch sexy dance/magic act was one "for the dads"

David Walliams was slammed by Britain's Got Talent fans for telling a sexy all-female Dutch dance/magic troupe that their act was "one for the dads".

Viewers hit out at the judge after Angel Inc., from the Netherlands, wowed the panel with their sultry and powerful performance.

David said: "This is one for dads, isn’t it. It was incredible."

David got into hot water for his comments (Image: ITV)

At that point, both Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden interjected, adding: "And mummies!"

David continued: "The magic tricks were great, the dancing was great. This is the Pussycat Dolls of magic."

That was such a stupid comment from David Walliams!

But Alesha put the comedian in his place, telling the group: "I have to say, I’m sorry, this is not just for dads.

Angels Inc wowed the judges (Image: ITV)

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"This is for everyone because girls will be watching you and rooting you on.

"It’s so lovely to see a big group of girls here on stage. That makes me proud to be a woman."

Many fans agreed with Alesha and criticised David's comments on Twitter.

The all-female group are from Holland (Image: ITV)

Other viewers were in agreement with David and defended him.

Read more: Everyone's making the same joke about Alesha Dixon on Britain's Got Talent

Angels Inc. got four yeses from the judges, with Amanda telling them: “It's something we've never seen before and you're a force of good and we love you.”

Alesha said she was proud to be a woman (Image: ITV)

Simon Cowell added: "This show is about finding a star and I think you’ve got that potential."

* Britain's Got Talent airs on ITV on Saturday nights.

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