The corporation has issued a response after some suggested Eurovision was too "political" and a "waste of the licence fee".
The Embers singer has also stood by his Eurovision performance, saying he “couldn’t have done any better”.
The comedian has also thrown his hat in the ring to represent the UK in 2022.
The UK entrant wasn't about to take the criticism lying down.
Måneskin singer Damiano David previously insisted he "refuted the allegations of drug use".
James became only the second UK entrant in Eurovision history to score zero points at the contest this weekend.
The lead singer of Måneskin has requested a drug test to set things straight.
The lead singer of Italian rock band Måneskin says he will take a voluntary drug test.
The comedian kept the jokes and one liners coming as he kept a watchful eye over proceedings.
Mandy was fabulous in feathers as she announced the result of the UK jury vote.