David Walliams says Simon Cowell seduced him to join Britain's Got Talent 2012 with money!

David Walliams

New Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams has revealed he was "seduced" by boss Simon Cowell to take part in the series.

Speaking at auditions last week, the Little Britain comic said that Simon tempted him to join the show with promises of money!

"He just seduces you," he said. "I had a call from him and he started telling me how much money I would get - Simon is a man you can't say no to!"

Talking at the National Television Awards last month, David admitted he was surprised that he was actually getting paid to judge on the new series.

"I can’t believe you get paid to do Britain’s Got Talent, it’s so much fun, you just have to react," he said.

Meanwhile, David's new co-star Alesha Dixon has insisted that Simon didn't "steal" her from Strictly Come Dancing, saying she was going to quit the BBC One series anyway.

"At the end of the day I was on Strictly Come Dancing for 3 years and I think that's a respectable length of time. It was my choice to leave and I'm excited."

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