Britain's Got Talent 2014: Bars and Melody reveal bullying abuse

Bars and  Melody

Britain's Got Talent stars Bars and Melody have opened up about the bullying they faced that led to their audition.

At the weekend we saw the duo - also called BAM - perform their own take Twista and Faith Evans’ Hope.

Charlie Lenehan, 15 from Bristol and Leondre Devries, 13 from Wales make up the pairing and wowed the judging line up with their own version of the track, which included an original rap about their past experiences of bullying.

Leondre has now opened up about how he was picked on by a group of boys, eventually leading him to move schools.

“I used to get jumped on by a group of boys who would wait for me, then trip me up and punch and kick me," he told The Sun newspaper at the weekend. “In the end I had to tell someone because I got really depressed. When I told my dad I just broke down in tears and cried and cried."

Charlie added: "We really want to help people with our music and show the positive as well as the negative."

BAM's audition earned them the fourth and final golden buzzer from the judges, with the fifth button being pressed by Simon Cowell himself.

The music mogul told the pair: “I’ve heard some monstrous songs today and I was literally losing the will to live. You know what, I listened to every word. Did this stuff happen in your life? I think that record could be a hit. I really, really like you two.”

Britain's Got Talent continues Saturday night on ITV.

Browse pictures of the weekend's latest round of auditions below!

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