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MetiNews.Com - The Britain's Got Talent judge was told 'shame on you' following the latest controversy

Manchester news Alesha Dixon applauded as she posted defiant video featuring BLM necklace Manchester united news

MetiNews.Com - The Britain's Got Talent judge was told 'shame on you' following the latest controversy

Manchester news  Alesha Dixon applauded as she posted defiant video featuring BLM necklace Manchester united news
20 September 2020 - 19:48

Breaking News ! Alesha Dixon has shared a defiant video homing in on her Black Lives Matter necklace after the jewellery upset some Britain's Got Talent viewers. The TV judge posted a video of herself having her makeup done as the camera zooms in on the eye-catching statement BLM pendants that sparked complaints on Twitter on Saturday night. The necklace was accused of being 'political' and 'too much' when the singer wore it on the flagship ITV entertainment show, and her latest video ruffled fans again. "Shouldn't of been allowed to wear that last night we dont need in forced in our faces," said one. Alesha was applauded as she posted the defiant video "Shame on you," said another. "Sorry but that is a disgrace it’s not BLM it’s every life matter, not just color or were ur from or what u look like every person has a right to a life," said another. However, Alesha, 41, was also applauded for standing her ground. Actress and radio presenter Jameela Jamil said: "We LOVE." And First Dates star Fred Sirieix praised: "Lovely necklace." Another follower said: "Thank you Alesha for standing firm. "For those that do not get it, standing up for Black lives is not political it is a human right! Instagram "If you are upset, concerned or threatened by this then you need to ask yourself why!!!" "Icon," applauded another fan. And another praised: "As soon as you walked out yesterday I was like wow. "Standing tall making a statement ... love it." The BLM necklace sparked new controversy on Britain's Got Talent following the furore over dance troupe Diversity's powerful Black Lives Matter performance on the show two weeks ago. Alesha wearing her BLM necklace (Image: ITV) This week ITV defended its decision to screen the performance.

. The dance was accused by viewers of taking a political stance during a family entertainment show. The channel stands by its broadcast of the dance, which has garnered around 24,500 complaints to the broadcasting regulator Ofcom. An ITV spokesman said: "Britain's Got Talent has always been an inclusive show, which showcases diversity and supports strong storytelling in all forms and ITV stands behind the decision to broadcast Diversity's performance on BGT. Sign up to the free MEN email newsletter Get the latest updates from across Greater Manchester direct to your inbox with the free MEN newsletter You can sign up very simply by following the instructions here "Ashley and the group are a great example of the talent, creativity and diversity of modern Britain and their performance was an authentic, heartfelt response to many of the issues and events which have affected society in 2020." The dance, during the first Britain's Got Talent 2020 semi-final on Saturday September 5, portrayed the death of George Floyd in America and the protests that followed. Sharing examples of some of the vile comments he'd received, Ashley told his followers on Instagram: "No I don’t mean 'criticism'... I mean 'Racism.' I mean hate ... I mean the very thing that makes every single second of that performance and every single complaint worth it." Read More Related Articles Wayne and Coleen Rooney all smiles as they celebrate her parents' 40th wedding Ashley, 31, says he's nothing but proud of the performance and explained the long-running talent show was the right platform as 'a stage for so many incredible performances and for artists to explore emotions and stories.' Explaining the concept behind the performance, he said it was meant to round-up an extraordinary year including COVID-19, lockdown, the NHS and the spotlight shone on racism with the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed. "Hindsight 2020 – that is what the performance was about," he said. "It was something we wanted to bring to the stage to give people hope, not to shy away from the difficult conversations."

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Manchester news Alesha Dixon applauded as she posted defiant video featuring BLM necklace Manchester united news


Manchester news Alesha Dixon applauded as she posted defiant video featuring BLM necklace Manchester united news


Manchester news Alesha Dixon applauded as she posted defiant video featuring BLM necklace Manchester united news


Manchester news Alesha Dixon applauded as she posted defiant video featuring BLM necklace Manchester united news

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