Stephen Mulhern hits back at Britain's Got Talent haters


Stephen Mulhern has hit back at the Britain's Got Talent haters.

The host of ITV2 spin-off show More Talent has rubbished the latest criticisms of the show concerning foreign and professional acts.

Once again Saturday night saw viewers take aim at some of the contestants, such as Asian dance group Tumar KR.

The performers previously won Czechoslavakia’s Got Talent in 2013 and finished third in Ukraine’s Got Talent in 2012.

Also finding herself under attack has been amazing singer Rachael Wooding because of her past West End theatre background, despite being completely open about her experience on the show.

Defending the acts this week, Stephen told viewers to just enjoy the talent.

He said at the BAFTA TV Awards: "Every year people are saying people from abroad shouldn't be on Britain's Got Talent or this person's already a professional and you go, 'Look it's a talent show, it's a competition.

"'Anyone is allowed to do it.'"

Stephen added to OK! Magazine at the ceremony, where BGT lost out to Strictly Come Dancing in the Best Entertainment Show category: "Everybody always has a view, which is a fine, but it's an entertainment show, just enjoy it."

The More Talent presenter went on to predict that Alesha Dixon's golden buzzer act 100 Voices Of Gospel were the one to watch this year.

A spokesperson for BGT said of the latest complaints against the show: “The show is open to anyone despite their past experience and everyone goes through the same process.

“Many of the acts like this are unique and are the kind of thing our audience hasn’t seen before.”

Britain's Got Talent 2016 continues Saturday night on ITV.

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