Britain's Got Talent judges scream in shock as aerialist gets '4,000' yeses from Simon Cowell

An aerial performance from Mexican act Air Goddess had judges and audiences let out screams and gasps as she performed gravity-defying stunts on Britain's Got Talent. Itzel Salvatierra told judges on the ITV show that she had fibromyalgia and auditioning for BGT was a 'beautiful way" of seeing out a 30-year career.

Following a segment which saw Itzel twist and turn, balanced on a ring only with her neck and legs, the final movement saw her drop and catch onto the ring with her leg and an audible scream came from the assembled crowd watching.

Alesha Dixon said she was "phenomenal" and that her 30 years of experience showed. Amanda Holden called her a “true artist” and said the performance was “incredible”.

Simon Cowell added that he wasn't normally a huge fan of these kind of acts, but she was so "brilliant" he was "mesmeriesed" and said "you're a pretty special person," to do it in pain. When it came to voting Simon "gave about 4,000 yeses."

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Itzel told before her audition: "I'm at the very end of my career, I've donne acrobatics for 30 years, all over the world. But I live in pain. I want to show the world what I can do."

BGT returned last month and so far has seen many acts awarded the highly-coveted golden buzzer, which grants acts a place in one of the live semi-finals of the show. This means they skip past the bootcamp stage of the competition, giving them a head start.

Those who have recieved the golden buzzer so far include, singer Sydnie Christmas, Ssaulabi Performance Troupe, a choir called Ravi's Dream Team, dance group Cyberagent Legit, and special needs teacher Taryn Charles, who is a singer.

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