8 Times Talent Show Judges Were Run Over By Contestants
You might expect talent show contestants to crush celebrity judges, but sometimes the opposite happens, and it’s the talent show judges who crush the contestants. Everyone from Simon Cowell to Katy Perry has been drawn to a performer auditioning for his show.
1. Simon Cowell falls for Irina Dedyuk
Cowell’s eyes widened when Irina Dedyuk walked into the audition room on The X Factor UK in 2016. He told her she looked great and seemed mesmerized as she performed Tina Turner’s “Simply the Best.” Once the audition was over, the other judges had to bring Cowell back to reality.
“There are some slight issues on the vocals, but come on. You obviously want it,” Cowell told him. “I love that kind of ambition, taking the moment. You’re a little scary, but I like it.
2. ‘BGT’ judges have a crush on forbidden nights
This group auditioned for England has an incredible talent in 2015. At first the judges thought it was one person, Lewis Codling. However, a group of men posing as crew soon joined him and they ended up stripping down to their underwear.
David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden gave them a standing ovation. Dixon asked Lewis to take off his pants and Walliams brought a glass of water to one of the guys who had a dry throat. He ended up receiving a group hug from several members.
3. Katy Perry falls for Trevor Holmes
Katy Perry is known to have a crush on an attractive man american idol competitors, and Trevor Holmes was no exception in 2018. Even Luke Bryan admitted he was a “dreamboat”. As Trevor was talking about his life, Perry chimed in, saying, “You’re so hot.”
“If you’re not going to Hollywood, maybe you can come hang out with me,” she told him. Trevor began to throw her name into his audition song as she passed out in front of him. He also admitted to having a crush on her.
4. Kelly Rowland falls for Chriddy Black
As soon as Chriddy Black took the stage for his blind audition on The Voice Australia in 2019, there was a whistle in the crowd. He turned the four coaches’ chairs and Kelly Rowland called him “pretty Chriddy”. As she offered her comments, she told Chriddy, “Don’t stare at me too long, boy, because you’re so handsome.”
Rowland struggled to get her words across as the other coaches mocked her for her nervous reaction. Unfortunately for her, Chriddy chose to join Guy Sebastian’s team. “I think you just broke Kelly’s heart,” Sebastian told her.
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5. Nicole Scherzinger has a crush on Matt Terry
When Matt Terry performed “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” on The X Factor UK in 2016, Nicole Scherzinger responded with a standing ovation and a flash of her leg. Fellow judge Simon Cowell stoked her with a card as she gave comments, telling Matt he was “oozing and dripping with charisma and talent”.
Scherzinger’s flirtation with the contestant actually led to romance rumors, which Matt denied, saying, “We love each other, but in this way brother and sister.”
6. Katy Perry falls for Cade Foehner
Trevor Holmes wasn’t Perry’s only crush on american idol in 2018. She also had a crush on Cade Foehner, whose Jimi Hendrix cover made her swoon. The other judges had to hold her back as she wondered, “Are we allowed to show this on ABC?”
Cade went to date and eventually married fellow countryman Gabby Barrett, earning Perry’s jealousy. The couple have a daughter together now.
7. Demi Lovato loves Emblem3
In 2012, a boy band called Emblem3 had X Factor United States Judge Demi Lovato blushing. The singer told the band, “I can’t look you in the eye when you sing for me, because I’m supposed to be a judge and not flirt with you while you sing, so I’m not going to look at you.”
Judge Britney Spears also called the group members “adorable”, while Cowell and LA Reid predicted the group would explode.
8. Luke Bryan has a crush on Katie Belle
When Katie Belle auditioned for american idol in 2019, Perry told her she looked like “one hell of a model”, while Bryan called her “Georgia’s Giselle”. Katie admitted she had done some modeling but said “beauty fades”.
Perry said she seemed to cast a spell on Bryan with her rendition of “Golden Slumbers.” Bryan could barely get the words out, ending up simply saying “yes”. When Katie shook his hand, he fell to the floor jokingly. Perry came full circle, saying, “That’s Luke’s Trevor.”
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