15/06/2015 11:08 BST | Updated 15/06/2015 11:59 BST

‘Britain's Got Talent': Ofcom Launches Investigation Over Jules And Matisse Stunt Dog

Britain’s Got Talent’ is to be probed by media watchdog Ofcom, following the use of a stunt dog in its winning performance, it has been confirmed.


The regulator received 1,150 complaints, after Jules O’Dwyer revealed that another of her dogs, Chase, had actually performed an impressive tightrope trick in her routine with border collie Matisse.

"We've opened an investigation to determine whether viewers of ITV's ‘Britain's Got Talent’ final, who may have paid money to vote, were misled about the competition," an Ofcom spokesperson said.