You can unsubscribe at any time. It meant his wife and daughter Isabella were the only other people who knew it was him, and came a complete show for Simon Cowell, the other judges and Ant & Dec. BGT magician X's identity is revealed as 2018 golden buzzer act Marc Spelmann To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. The talented illusionist finally took off the creepy white mask to show who was hiding beneath - and the judges' jaws were left on the desk when they saw who it was. Wonder if it was truly random or a publicity stunt to detract from poor final..?? Our. 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He then made them reach back into the jar to retrieve one other memory each but told them not to open it. However, Marc's time in the contest came to an end in the semi-finals after he finished in third place and was sent home when the judges were tied the choice reverted to the public vote. 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Love Island's Eyal Booker reveals what the new stars will be... fighting back tears with his first audition, recounting his wife's Tessa's breast cancer battle while she was pregnant with their longed for baby following years of failed IVF. After getting a standing ovation from the audience, Marc also received a hug from teary Ant, who said: "You had me in tears man.". Britain's Got Talent illusionist X unveiled his haunting mask on tonight's final to reveal his identity as Marc Spelmann - who appeared on last year's show. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, While many were impressed by X's performance, one fan pointed out that the trick would always result in the word 'hope', He received a standing ovation from the audience after they all got the word hope, Magician X revealed that he was last year's contestant Marc Spellman during scenes from last night's final, stuff isn't even like real magic? When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Moment bride who suffers daily seizures collapses in her husband's arms after walking down the aisle, You're never too old for fun! Simon Cowell told the magician he had pulled off something "incredible". Do not vote!'. Devoted: Isabella was then delivered two months prematurely via c-section so Tessa could undergo higher intensity chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It's billed as the 'anti-TOWIE', but is the Rhondda-set 'real life sitcom' any less fake? #bgt is a mockery of entertainment. ", The reveal was made using a powerful montage of his previous performances which ended with Ant repeating: "Imagine at the end he take it off and it's someone we know? Britain's Got Talent star Marc Spelmann declared the show "made a mockery of entertainment" in a scathing Twitter rant before he returned as mystery magician X. Her tragic story has now been turned into ITV drama, Honour, starring Keeley Hawes. During the performance, Magician X presented Ant and Dec with a jar containing memories from his life, before asking them both to remove a few to read quietly. Magician Marc Spelmann sent out tweets slamming the ITV show and urging viewers to switch off, Get all the jungle gossip with our regular email newsletter. Marc penned on social media: 'This is the last I’ll say I promise. 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X had performed throughout the contest with a white mask on, leaving fans to speculate who it could be, with some wondering if it was actually a woman. To keep his real identity a secret this year, Marc had enlisted the help of a friend called Colin who talked for him during the auditions and live semi-final and final. Last year, he was embroiled in controversy as he got caught slamming the show in a series of blistering tweets, sent before his first audition. What do YOUR dreams say about you? In a devastating turn of events, Tessa was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was three months pregnant, and had to undergo chemotherapy when Isabella was still in the womb. Last year, Marc had the judges fighting back tears with his first audition, recounting his wife's Tessa's breast cancer battle while she was pregnant with their longed for baby following years of failed IVF. He stunned the judges and audience during the live final when he took off his creepy white mask to reveal he had also appeared on the show last year. The illusionist's identity was a closely-guarded secret with him not even performing his full act during rehearsals to avoid anyone discovering who he was. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. We pay for videos too. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. The tweets shocked BGT fans as the news came after his performance on last year's show left viewers in tears. Simon is laughing at the deluded public. Right Said Fred are hit by backlash for joining anti-lockdown march in London. You can unsubscribe at any time. The illusionist's identity has been shrouded with secrecy, with him not performing his full act during rehearsals over fears his cover would be blown. Click here to upload yours. email digishowbiz@the-sun.co.uk or call us direct on 02077824220. 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Matt Hancock says he will meet with Tory rebels amid fury over plunging the country into new lockdown... Could a nasal spray offer hope against Covid-19? The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. It's a joke. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Britain’s Got Talent Final 2019: Act X’s identity exposed as Marc Spellman from 2018 BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT 2019 aired it’s Grand Final tonight … The big screen behind the performer then changed into a series of 12 squares and circles, which each contained different words inside them and then mixed the words around. As in the other magicians are doing things we can't explain. X left the judges on the edge of their seats, with Simon telling the magician that he 'got chills running through' him during the act, and loved their 'spooky, creepy presence'. 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So now you can get a £4,000 fine for 'recklessly' leaving self-isolation and £1,000 for making a fake Covid... Is THIS why men are more badly affected by Covid-19? #bgt is … Isabella got used to me walking around with a mask and rehearsing. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. True identity: In the episode, which saw war hero Colin Thackery take the crown, the 47-year-old revealed himself as 2018's Golden Buzzer choice, 'I am X': After performing a trick involving Ant and Dec, as well as the audience at London's Apollo, he unveiled his true identity, leaving the judges mouth's agape, 'I never in a million years would have guessed,' he said, while fellow judge David Walliams shook his head while exclaiming in: 'Wow, wow, wow.'. 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Marc Spelmann performed a mind-reading routine for his audition in 2018 Credit: ITV Marc Spelmann is a 47-year-old magician from London, who first appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2018. Last year he brought the judges to tears with his magic trick that was aided by his three-year-old daughter Isabella as he told the story of how he and his wife had battled to conceive her using IVF. "They had to talk through my assistant Colin. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. X talks to Simon Cowell on the Britain's Got Talent final (Image: ITV) Read More Related Articles. On reflection, the magician explained he is very happy to be part of the show now and the tweets were 'careless comments' made about the show six years ago. Got a story? Conceived via IVF (she was a frozen embryo for one year!) In the episode, which saw war hero Colin Thackery take the crown, the 47-year-old revealed himself as 2018's Golden Buzzer choice. 'It's a joke': Britain's Got Talent magician Marc Spelmann branded the show a 'mockery' in now-deleted historic tweets in 2012 (pictured in 2018). Spelmann returned to the show for the 2019 series and kept his true identity under wraps as he performed as X during the audition phase and the semi-final this week and hadn't even spoken on stage before tonight. Our. He said: "If I name the word inside your circle please stand up.". The anonymous magician terrified with their act throughout the show, which saw him digital technology and use of social media to mystify the judges and audience. 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The final has earned ITV its highest overnight ratings of the year so far, viewing figures reveal. "It has been an honour sharing X with you. He tugged at heartstrings as he opened up about his wife's struggle with IVF and battle with cancer while pregnant in the middle of his performance. For other inquiries Contact Us. As in the other, "He just showed a board where from wherever you start the only possible ending is 'Hope'. Do not vote! BRITAIN'S Got Talent runner-up Marc Spellman's final performance has been 'exposed' as viewers dismissed his spectacular trick as 'just maths'. The emotional performance moved presenters Ant and Dec so much that they used their Golden Buzzer to send him straight through to the semi-finals. "Oh god it's emotional," wailed Ant as tears streamed down his face as he watched from the sidelines with buddy Dec Donnelly, who was also crying. 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They asked everyone who got the word ‘hope’ to stand up - and amazingly the entire audience and all the judges did. ", Spelmann told Mirror Online: "I've changed rather a lot in the last six years and the off-hand tweets I made about Britain's Got Talent many years ago in no way reflect my thoughts and feelings on the show now.". She also underwent a mastectomy and was given the all-clear from cancer. The presenters had to pick out bits of coloured paper with random memories from X’s life written on them. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.

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