Ant McPartlin ‘thrilled’ as he makes emotional return to Britain’s Got Talent

23 January, 2019, 07:12 | Author: Norman Carr
  • The TV presenter is back after taking time away from his job

Last year, Donnelly hosted the live Britain's Got Talent shows solo, although McPartlin had appeared in the pre-recorded audition episodes. Get Me Out Of Here! with Holly Willoughby by his side.

Donnelly introduced the show on Friday, telling the audience: "We've got the judges back, the golden buzzer is back, and someone else is back".

The audience seemed to be looking forward to seeing the other half of the duo and went wild as Ant ran out on stage giving a bow. What a great show to come back to.

Earlier in the day, Ant and Dec celebrated their on-screen reunion by sharing their first selfie together after ten months apart. Oh god, I'm really really emotional now.

Britain's Got Talent is expected to return to ITV this spring.

The picture seemed to have been taken in a vehicle en route to the London Palladium, where the pair are hosting auditions for Britain's Got Talent.

McPartlin also missed the most recent series of I'm A Celebrity.

After embracing Dec, Ant said: "Hello everyone, I'm really, really, emotional now".

One person took to Twitter to say, "Nice to have you back Ant. Dec is great and all that but we all know you're the amusing one".

Judge Simon Cowell welcomed the Geordie back to the show, he told Ant the show "wasn't the same" without him.

Simon said of Ant's return: "Ant welcome back. Shall we crack on before I cry?" "Can't wait to see you back on TV soon", posted a second. We missed you; it wasn't the same.

The 59-year-old said: "Even though Dec was brilliant, it still wasn't the same".

During his time away from television work, McPartlin attended The Priory rehab centre, was fined £86,000 for his drink-driving offence and waslis served a 20-month driving ban.



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