Britain’s Got Talent sparked yet another row with Ofcom as viewers complained about Amanda Holden’s dress and comedian Nabil Abdulrashid’s performance.
The media regulator revealed to MailOnline that a whopping 892 viewers complained about Saturday’s performance, 733 objected to Nabil’s routine, which saw him fight racism in his act.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice Amanda, 49, collected 136 complaints for her very daring purple dress which featured a sheer black lace bustier.
Dress drama: Britain’s Got Talent sparked new row with Ofcom as viewers complained about Amanda Holden’s dress and comedian Nabil Abdulrashid’s performance
The remaining 23 grievances concerned a number of other matters relating to the ITV program.
Ofcom revealed that they had not yet made a decision on whether to investigate, they told MailOnline: “We assess these complaints against our broadcasting rules, before deciding whether to investigate or no “.
The large number of complaints come just a week after Amanda sparked 235 complaints from Ofcom about a previous racy ensemble, leading viewers to question whether she suffered from a malfunction in her wardrobe.
Complaints: The media regulator revealed to MailOnline that a whopping 892 viewers complained about Saturday’s performance, with 733 objecting to Nabil’s routine, which saw him fight racism in his act.
The Heart FM presenter took to Instagram to end fan claims she “flashed her nipples” in her navy thigh-high slit dress, which was complete with a plunging neckline.
However, despite the fury of the previous week, a provocative Amanda dared to go nude again on Saturday in her popping ensemble that featured a dangerously high leg slit that showcased her sensational figure.
Shocked at the outfit Amanda chose for the show, some viewers took to Twitter to complain about how inappropriate they thought it was.
One fan said: “When did it become okay to show off your underwear on an Amanda Holden family show? “
Dare Naked: Meanwhile, Chief Justice Amanda, 49, gathered 136 complaints for her very daring purple dress which featured a sheer black lace bustier
Decision: Ofcom revealed that it had not yet made a decision on whether to investigate, they told MailOnline: “We assess these complaints against our broadcasting rules, before we decide to to investigate or not ”
While another complained, “Does anyone else think a lot of Amanda’s dress is missing…?” Don’t they realize that kids watch this show.
Meanwhile, candidate Nabil drew even more complaints for his “edgy and courageous” act on racism which came just weeks after Diversity’s Black Live Matters-inspired dance sparked nearly 25,000 complaints.
The funny 35-year-old wowed the judges with his act that saw him joke about racism, with a moment of seeing him joke about how his’ white liberal left friend ‘told him to’ forget about it. that he was black ”so that he does not do it do not be subjected to racism.
During his performance, he also joked, “People watching will think he’s another one of those Black Lives Matter guys making jokes about stops and searches.
Not yet! The large number of complaints come just a week after Amanda sparked 235 Ofcom complaints about a previous racy ensemble, leading viewers to wonder if she suffered from a malfunction in her wardrobe.
“No, it’s a joke about being fat. Big Nastie and I are both fat, we are both black too. Don’t throw away the race cards guys!
The judges were impressed with his performance. Alesha Dixon, 40, said: “I really enjoyed it, the reason I chose you as Golden Buzzer is that you are pretty edgy, you are different and you are what guy.
“It’s okay to feel a little uncomfortable with comedy, I think that’s what comedy is and I think you’re very brave to bring up the subject of racism, very poignant right now. “
She continued, “I think we all need to learn to laugh a little more and have fun so that was great. “
Not impressed: Meanwhile, candidate Nabil drew even more complaints for his “nervous and courageous” act on racism
Delighted: Nabil won Alesha Dixon’s Golden Buzzer at his audition earlier in the year, and she praised him before hailing him as “edgy and brave” for his fight against racism in his act.
Ashley Banjo, who recently admitted that he and his fellow Diversity members suffered racist abuse after their performance in the show’s first semi-final, called Nabil’s act “legendary.”
After being elected for the final, Nabil was moved and said he was happy to have succeeded because it “meant a lot” because he represented a lot of people.
It was reported Thursday that the show had “become the most criticized series of 2020” after 27,006 people contacted Ofcom since its return to small screens.
Gushing: Alesha said, “It’s okay to feel a little uncomfortable with comedy, I think that’s comedy and I think you’re very brave to bring up the subject of racism, very heart touching “
Diversity’s Black Lives Matter-inspired performance in the show’s first semi-final drew 24,500 complaints to OfCom, which has since announced it will no longer investigate.
ITV “supported diversity” by running advertisements in national newspapers to support the controversial dance.
ITV reportedly spent around £ 260,000 on newspaper ads with full-page monochrome articles in The Metro costing £ 36,461 and £ 27,700 in The Mirror.
Alesha was one of the many people who congratulated ITV for supporting the dance troupe. The singer took to Instagram to share a photo from the ad and said how ‘proud’ she was with them.
Controversy: Dance of diversity last month sparked 24,500 complaints, but Ofcom has since announced it will no longer investigate
Make a statement: ITV has rolled out full-page ads in solidarity with diversity as Ofcom complaints hit 24,500 in the group’s BLM-inspired routine. Ashley in the photo
In her caption, she wrote: “Well done @ITV for supporting diversity! Proud of you! This image is today in all national newspapers ”.
Ashley also shared her gratitude with ITV for supporting Diversity during their Black Lives Matter inspired performance.
The poster showed a poignant black and white image of Ashley taking the knee next to the words, “We are changed by what we see. Just like we are changed when we are seen. ITV defends diversity ”.
Sharing a snap from the same ad, which shows him kneeling in black and white, he wrote: ‘This is what the change looks like.
‘@ITV is with @Diversity and we have never been so proud. It’s in all the national newspapers today. Thank you again to everyone who supported us. ‘
Decision: A spokesperson for the government-approved regulator Ofcom confirmed to MailOnline that no action will be taken for Diversity’s BLM-inspired routine