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Wednesday 16th October 2019

Pregnant Alesha Dixon feared for her baby from "stress" of watching death-defying BGT: The Champions act

Fans worried Alex Magala's routine would send her into labour

Pregnant Alesha Dixon admitted she feared for her unborn child while watching daredevil BGT: The Champions sword-swallower Alex Magala.

The star said the Moldovan's death-defying act on tonight's show made her feel so anxious that it was "not good for the baby!".

Alex had the audience screaming in terror as he plummeted headfirst down a huge pole at Wembley Arena with a sword down his throat, ending just millimetres off the ground.

Alex plummets down the pole, stopping millimetres off the floor (Credit: ITV)

After his terrifying performance, Alesha told he BGT series 10 finalist and former winner of Russia's Got Talent: "I genuinely feel I need to have a lie down after that.

"That was so stressful and thrilling.

I hope they had medics on stand by in case Alesha Dixon went into early labour.

"I don’t know much more of it I can take. It's not good for the baby!

Simon Cowell carefully pulls the sword out of his mouth (Credit: ITV)

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"I respect you, I admire you. You're a professional, you perform like a champion. It was wonderful."

She wasn't alone either. Fans also feared for the health of Alesha and her unborn baby, with many taking to Twitter to share their concerns.

Alex Magala made Alesha fear for her baby (Credit: ITV)

One posted: "How Alesha hasn't into labour, or given birth with some of these acts I don’t know! I just can’t event watch....Judges are covering their eyes!"

Another wrote: "This sword swallower is literally trying to send Alesha into labour here."

A third added: "I hope they had medics on stand by in case Alesha Dixon went into early labour. #BGTChampions

Alex's highly dangerous routine was praised the other judges.

Simon Cowell told him: "Over all the shows, all the countries, all the years, you're one of the best Got Talent contestants of all time.

"You have my absolute respect as a person, a competitor, the fact you had the guts to come back again. That was sensational.”

Alesha is just relieved it's all over (Credit: ITV)

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Amanda Holden said: "The last time we saw you, I didn't think you would ever top what you did with a chainsaw.

"Tonight you proved me wrong. You are hot, you are a champion, you are epic."

* BGT: The Champions final is on ITV next Saturday night.

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