ITV's Diversity disaster: how Black Lives Matter gatecrashed Britain's Got Talent

ITV's Diversity disaster: how Black Lives Matter gatecrashed Britain's Got Talent”

Ashley's group Diversity, which won the third series of Britain's Got Talent in 2009, performed the routine last week which narrated the death of George Floyd, who was killed when police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for eight minutes in May. "So this is my first week where I am just going to be enjoying the panel on its own".

The poignant piece was well received by many, but also caused a huge surge in complaints to UK TV regulator Ofcom, with thousands writing in to express their displeasure at the performance.

Some B.G.T. While others insisted there was no room for "political statement" in the talent show, viewers said the "powerful" performance moved them to tears.

It was hailed as powerful by the audience, but sparked more than 10,000 complaints from many who thought it was too much politics for an entertainment show.

As lovely a narrative as that would be, it's unlikely given that the episode was filmed before the Diversity performance was aired.

Fellow BGT judges Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon were among those to respond, with Holden posting a picture of a heart and Dixon writing: "The [sic] can kiss my black a**!" Sending nothing but love to all of you.

When it came to the deliberation, Ashley claimed that he wanted to go with the act that had the most "successful performance" as he picked The Coven over Aaron and Jasmine, though he felt they were "incredible". You are the best!

Ashley's brother Jordan said on Wednesday that the response was "sad, genuinely". Speaking on his Kiss Radio show he said it was "genuinely sad".

"But we also got bombarded with messages and articles and terrible stuff about all of us, about our families, about how even now Diversity isn't diverse enough because there's only five white people in it".

Diversity depicted the death of George Floyd in their performance
Diversity depicted the death of George Floyd in their performance

"But this one was different, it was really important, it was special to us".

"We are all talking about positivity and love and we've gotten a lot of positivity and love again from this, but we've also been bombarded with letters and articles, and horrific things about us all, our families, and about how diversity is still now" Diverse enough because there are five people Just eggs, like, man ...

Obtaining psychological, he added:"I cannot talk for anybody else it is sad, it is sad, really".

However, Alesha appeared to hit back at the reports on Instagram.

Ashley started the operation by reciting an viral poem'The' Great Realisation' from the singer Tomfoolery, that will be all about the BLM motion along with police brutality.

This performance also addressed the growth of corona virus, capitalism and distribution services such as Amazon.

Asked by co-host Declan Donnelly whether he enjoyed his first week as judge, Banjo said: "I loved it".

"2020 continues to be an extraordinary moment ever for the negative and positive factors. We've been thinking about how events this year made us feel and how we will look back on them in the future ... this is what we call 2020".

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