Simon Cowell joked with Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists Scooter Boys that he ‘might need to borrow’ one in all their helmets, 4 months on from his most recent electric bike crash.
Presenters Ant and Dec went to Simon for his feedback after the 4 kids, aged between six and 10, had carried out their daring scooter tips act throughout Friday’s ultimate semi-final.
The quartet had suffered a false begin to their unique audition after a crash, prompting Simon to joke then that, regardless of them receiving 4 yeses from the judges, he was ‘by no means letting Eric my son watch this audition’.
Friday’s efficiency went easily, however Simon was nonetheless barely surprised by the dangers the Scooter Boy took.
‘The bizarre factor is I used to be out with Eric my son as we speak and he was on one in all this stuff, and he stated, “Daddy, do I’ve to put on a helmet?”’ he stated, earlier than including emphatically: ‘YES. Sure, you do! And that’s why.’
One of many Scooter Boys then piped up: ‘They’ve even acquired our names on it!’
Simon then replied: ‘Nicely, I might need to borrow a kind of’, in what gave the impression to be a tongue-in-cheek reference to the bike smash, following the 62-year-old’s confession shortly afterwards that he hadn’t been sporting a helmet on the time.
The 4 additionally confirmed off their personalised sneakers, prompting a ‘you’re very cool’ from the media mogul.
February’s crash left Simon with a damaged arm, and he had been snapped as lately as April nonetheless sporting a wrist brace on the injured arm, having beforehand sported eye-catching yellow and purple casts.
His second electrical bike crash in 18 months, Simon confessed shortly afterwards that he was ‘a bit of a nutter’ and instructed MailOnline: ‘I’m OK. I’m feeling significantly better thanks. It occurred simply not far away.’
The accident followed a crash in August 2020 within the US, which noticed him break his again and endure six hours of surgical procedure which concerned having a metallic rod inserted.
A supply instructed the publication that The X Issue boss, who was not sporting a helmet, was ‘fortunate to be alive’ and that passers-by had stopped to assist him.
The 62-year-old vowed that he had ‘learnt his lesson’ after the crash, which he called ‘actually quite boring’, as he revealed son Eric gave him ‘the most important telling off’ for not sporting the suitable headwear.
Different acts competing for a spot in Sunday’s ultimate included comic Axel Blake, who obtained Simon’s Golden Buzzer, seven-year-old environmentalist Aneeshwar Kunchala and singer Nick Edwards.
Britain’s Received Expertise returns on Sunday at 7.30pm on ITV and ITV Hub.
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