Britain's Got Talent 2012: David Walliams banned from making jokes about Simon Cowell!

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New Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams has revealed how he was banned from making jokes about boss Simon Cowell!

Speaking to Radio 2, the comedian explained how producers had advised him not to poke fun at Simon's height or campness!

David said: "I meet the producers before Simon arrives and I say, 'Can you make jokes about Simon?' and they go, 'What, what kind of jokes?'

"I said, 'Well, I dunno. Jokes about his height?' 'Absolutely no way!'

"'What about jokes about his friendship with Sinitta?' 'No!' 'Jokes about him being camp?' 'He detests jokes about him being camp.' "

But did David listen?

"The first person comes on the stage and they say, 'Oh, my dream is to perform in front of the Queen.'," he said. "I say, 'Well, he's right here, go ahead!' "Simon's laughing, the audience are laughing and it's all good.

"I didn't need to worry because he's got a great sense of humour and he's like the king and I'm the court jester."

Britain’s Got Talent 2012 hits TV screens in April.

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