Danny O'Donoghue takes swipe at Alice Fredenham, Britain's Got Talent

Alice Fredenham

The Voice UK coach Danny O'Donoghue has taken a swipe at Alice Fredenham, insisting that she's not good enough.

We saw a shy Alice wow the BGT judges last month, but her earlier audition for The Voice UK aired the week after.

Alice didn't get any chairs spinning on The Voice, but seemed a lot more confident than the dressed down girl we saw on the ITV series.

Danny claimed this weekend that Alice failed to stand out on The Voice, where all the singers were of "Olympic standard".

“In her case it was tone, she didn’t have much control over her voice. She’s about a year undercooked and needs some vocal training – there’s no shame in that," he told the Daily Mirror.

Slating Britain's Got Talent, Danny continued: “Maybe if I listened to Alice after seeing a dog dancing and some guy chopping off his arm then I’d go ‘well, she’s got talent’. It’s context. If you have someone coming on with a good voice where everyone else isn’t a singer then of course they’re going to stand out.

“But when everyone is Olympic standard, she’s not going to. That’s the difference.”

The Script frontman praised Alice's looks, but insisted she didn't have the quality, saying: "When you’re going up against the best of the best in England, she couldn’t cut it.”

Although Danny did admit that - with Simon Cowell's help - he could be proved wrong.

The singer added: “He [Simon Cowell] can work wonders. For me, I wasn’t into her, Jessie wasn’t into her, Tom wasn’t into her, Will wasn’t into her. That’s quite a broad range. She could prove us wrong and sell a million records but that’s the game.”

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