BRUNO Tonioli has been seen for the first time with the Britain’s Got Talent cast. The 67-year-old was pictured arriving at auditions alongside Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and Simon Cowell - following a huge pay row.
Long-standing judges Amanda and Alesha were furious that Bruno’s salary matches their own — said to be £850,000. The Sun revealed that Bruno landed the huge pay cheque after he pipped comedian Alan Carr to the plum ITV prime-time job.
Just last week, Amanda and Alesha were still thrashing out their contracts, after stalling until they found out who would be replacing David Walliams on the hit ITV series.
Bosses were concerned the negotiations would halt auditions, which start today. Read More on BGTBUZZ OFF! Simon Cowell 'to launch' BGT spin-off with major twist after hiring Bruno Toniolibravo BGT legend Amanda Holden’s most eye-popping braless outfits revealed A source said at the time: “Amanda has been on BGT for 17 years, while Alesha is going into her eleventh year. "They don’t think it’s fair a newcomer could walk into the show and be handed the same deal as them. “It’s a bit of a headache for BGT given filming for the next series begins at the London Palladium on Tuesday.Read more on thesun.co.uk