Britain's Got Talent 2013: Jack Carroll gets Jimmy Carr's backing

Jack Caroll (Britain's Got Talent 2013)

Britain's Got Talent star Jack Carroll has got the back of fellow comic Jimmy Carr, after the pair met last year.

14-year-old Jack impressed the judges at the weekend with his witty one liners, many of which played on his disability.

It's not Jack's first time in the limelight, having won a Pride of Britain award for his charity work last year and previously performed alongside Jason Manford on stage.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror this week, Jimmy said: "You wouldn’t bet against him becoming a star.”

The often controversial comic added: “I met Jack thanks to the Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards and he’s brilliant. He knows how to write a one-liner and he’s fearless, cheeky and funny.”

Talking to us yesterday, Jack revealed how he turned to comedy as a way to help him with his disability.

He said: "It can be taxing, I do get a few aches and pains. Laughter is the best medicine.”

And Jack admitted he'd be overwhelmed by the reaction from viewers, adding: "The reaction has been largely positive, I've really enjoyed it, it's been a hectic couple of days. It was a bit weird watching myself, it were nice enough."

Watch our chat with Jack below...

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