The chat show host has previously admitted that Simon Cowell had initially approached him to front what would have been called ‘Paul O’Grady’s Got Talent’, but turned him down flat, fearing it would appear “quite arrogant”.
Speaking to The Sun, Paul explained: “I have no regrets about turning it down. I would get bored if I was a judge on it.”
Fortunately, ‘BGT’ hasn’t suffered without Paul’s involvement, with Ant and Dec currently in their tenth year of presenting the hit ITV series.
This year’s auditions are already proving a hit with fans of the show, with two acts already having been given the Golden Buzzer, automatically securing them a place in the live shows.
‘BGT’ continues on Saturday (23 April) at 8pm on ITV.
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