Britain’s Got Talent high diving act set themselves on fire

This act is on fire - quite literally. And Simon Cowell could be very impressed...

If you thought there was no greater spectacle than a dancing dog, think again. One prospective Britain’s Got Talent act was so desperate to impress the judges that they set themselves on fire.


Yesterday’s auditions saw high diving act La Quebrada performing in front of Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Amanda Holden, and as the final team member approached the end of the board and prepared to plunge into a pool of water below, he set himself alight.


“Simon thinks we may have found the winner of BGT 2013 in Cardiff,” tweeted Walliams after the show. Presumably, the next Pudsey was among the acts that day…