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Was Barry Manilow miming? Watch moment that left GMB fans in hysterics

The star performed his 1989 hit When The Good Times Come Again

Good Morning Britains fans weren't impressed with Barry Manilow today (May 27).

The 76-year-old appeared on the show via a video link to perform his 1989 hit When The Good Times Come Again.

However, those tuning into were in hysterics after claiming the iconic singer was miming.

GMB fans react to Barry Manilow 'miming'

After watching his interview, GMB viewers were quick to take to Twitter afterwards.

One wrote: "Barry Manilow absolutely smashed that miming. #GMB."

Another then added: "Barry Manilow would make an excellent Ventriloquist Just Saying Man shrugging @GMB."

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Moments later, a third wrote: "Barry manilow hahahaha can't stop laughing."

Shortly after, a fourth tweeted: "@GMB nice bit of miming from Barry Manilow, almost as convincing as Goves defence of Cummings."

Barry Manilow reveals plans for UK tour

The US star was set to tour the UK this year but had to cancel due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking to Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins on GMB today, he revealed he is planning to reschedule his visit to May 2021.

"It stinks that we have to go through this but it's the only way we have to be safe and to stay healthy," he said.

"We are all playing by the rules and I hope everyone over there is playing by the rules too until we are told it is safe to go out again.

"Hopefully in the spring, I'll be able to come over there and see my fans who I love so much."

Barry has been spending lockdown with his husband of six years Garry Kief.

Joking to the GMB presenters, he revealed that the secret to getting along in the current circumstance is separate bathrooms.

Gary discussed life in lockdown on Good Morning Britain (Credit: ITV)

Gary Barlow collaboration

When asked what he's been doing in his spare time, Barry revealed he has been working on new music.

In fat, he is currently working on a project with Take That star Gary Barlow.

"I'm actually working with [Gary] on a wonderful song that he wrote for his album so I've always got music stuff going on.

"He's a wonderful song writer and wonderful performer.

"Gary called me and asked if I would help out with the arrangement for one of the songs on this album and everything I heard I loved.

"I think he's pretty close to finishing his album. It's a wonderful album."

Good Morning Britain is on ITV, weekdays at 6am.

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