BGT’s Danny Beard breaks down on stage after Simon Cowell calls his performance “pointless”

The glittery singer had a tough time tonight

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Danny Beard, the singer with with facial hair so fabulous he put London’s hipsters to shame, was a hit with the panel in his first audition. The glittery performer belted out Rocky Horror’s Sweet Transvestite with real drama.

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And tonight Danny seriously upped his outfit game and sang Bonnie Tyler’s I Need A Hero – except he really did need a hero, because Simon was very unimpressed by his performance. He felt it was too “random”.

“I thought it was pointless,” he said. “I think you missed a fantastic opportunity to do something unique.” At which point Danny broke down on stage as Ant and Dec reassured him and urged him to “keep it together.”

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But not all was lost, because David Walliams was still a big fan. “I thought it was fabulous. Stunning, dramatic and sexy.”