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Heidi Klum and her ex husband Seal found their diminutive duplicates on America’s Got Talent on Tuesday.

It was surely a startling moment for the Kiss From A Rose singer and guest judge, who divorced the blonde model in 2014.

But the pair were clearly delighted to see their tiny doppelgängers, dancers Artyon and Paige who had already planned their wedding down to the finest details.

Gushing: Heidi Klum was delighted to see doppelgänger dancers Artyon and Paige on AGT

‘I want diamond shoes,’ announced nine-year-old Paige, clearly giddy at the thought of her future nuptials.

‘It’s a mini Seal and Heidi!’ cackled 44-year-old Heidi, who has remained remarkably friendly with the English warbler since their divorce.

Artyon, eight, and Piage danced to Time Of My Life and ended up receiving a standing ovation.

‘I now realize why this show is the biggest show in America,’ said Seal, 54, who has four children with Heidi.

Diminutive duplicates: The pint-sized duo have already planned their wedding

Diminutive duplicates: The pint-sized duo have already planned their wedding

Dirty dancing: The young pair were grooving to Time Of My Life

Dirty dancing: The young pair were grooving to Time Of My Life

Taken aback: Simon Cowell could obvious not believe what he was seeing

Taken aback: Simon Cowell could obvious not believe what he was seeing

‘You went from annoying the first time to something actually really, really good, it was fun,’ said Simon Cowell.

‘I love you!’ squawked German-born beauty Heidi.

Seal hit his Golden Buzzer for Johnny Manuel, who’d achieved success a youngster, but was dropped by his record label.

The 32-year-old sang Lately by Stevie Wonder.

‘It’s just flawless,’ said 42-year-old Mel B, who in the process of divorcing her husband Stephen Belafonte.

Giving her a lift: Things neared a crescendo when she leapt into his arms

Giving her a lift: Things neared a crescendo when she leapt into his arms

Heidi high: And Klum almost leapt from her chair in glee when he completed his lift

Heidi high: And Klum almost leapt from her chair in glee when he completed his lift

Erm: Hen-pecked Artyon did not have much to say when his partner announced she wanted to wear diamond shoes to their wedding

Erm: Hen-pecked Artyon did not have much to say when his partner announced she wanted to wear diamond shoes to their wedding

Startled: Her ex husband seal could not believe his eyes when he saw the double act

Startled: Her ex husband seal could not believe his eyes when he saw the double act

Pop svengali Simon did not agree, bellowing: ‘I thought it was quite annoying.’ He then asked him to try I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston instead.

Seal hit his Golden Buzzer, sending Johnny right to The Live Shows, insisting it was, ‘An incredible rendition.’

Other acts to make it to the next round were: A cappella group In The Stairwell, poodle trainers Pompeyo Family Dogs, gospel choir DaNell Daymon and Greater Works, 12-year-old dancer Merrick Hanna and Nigerian plane crash survivor Kechi,

Things took a nightmarish turn for singer Britt Saasen, 21, when she failed to make it through after singing Fleetwood Mac’s Dreams.

Just like old times: Perhaps seeing their diminutive duplicates put them in an amorous mood 

Just like old times: Perhaps seeing their diminutive duplicates put them in an amorous mood 

Can't take my eyes off you: The friendly exes seemed to be having a great time together

Can’t take my eyes off you: The friendly exes seemed to be having a great time together

Look away now Vito: Heidi's boyfriend Schnabel may have felt a tinge of jealously as she shared a number of smooches her ex husband

Look away now Vito: Heidi’s boyfriend Schnabel may have felt a tinge of jealously as she shared a number of smooches her ex husband

‘I could see the nerves…you have to believe in yourself,’ noted Seal.

In The Stairwell, a military, all-male a cappella group, had entered AGT for a dare, and performed NSYNC’s Bye Bye Bye.

‘You’re all awkward but it’s adorable,’ Mel B told the group of young fellows.

Next up was Taiwanese ‘visual illusionist’ Will Tsai, 33, who created a fish from a cube of ice.

‘That was amazing!’ Said Howie Mandell, but Simon and Seal were underwhelmed.

‘I thought he was going to be good,’ remarked Simon afterwards.

Last chance saloon: The artist formerly known as Lil' Johnny was hoping to make a comeback after being dropped by his label

Last chance saloon: The artist formerly known as Lil’ Johnny was hoping to make a comeback after being dropped by his label

Singing for his supper: The now 32-year-old sang Lately by Stevie Wonder

Singing for his supper: The now 32-year-old sang Lately by Stevie Wonder

Oh dear: But pop svengali Simon did not seem overly impressed

Oh dear: But pop svengali Simon did not seem overly impressed

Lucky break: Fortunately for Johnny Seal was in a far more forgiving mood

Lucky break: Fortunately for Johnny Seal was in a far more forgiving mood

Another magician, 15-year-old Henry Richardson, had some nifty card tricks.

Heidi, who was clearly impressed by his deck handling, told him he was ‘Fantastic.’

Grasping for words, befuddled Simon told the teen: ‘You’ve got a good personality.’

Elena and Sasha, aged 30 and 47, had a dangerous routine with a crossbow that missed the mark.

Sharp as an arrow, Simon pointed out they ‘didn’t actually hit the bullseye,’ before sending them home.

 Piff paff poof: Teen magician Henry Richardson chanelled the Great Soprendo himself

 Piff paff poof: Teen magician Henry Richardson chanelled the Great Soprendo himself

Now that's magic: He produced a card with Heidi's signature on it

Now that’s magic: He produced a card with Heidi’s signature on it

Befuddled: Try as he might Simon could not work out how the mystical feat was accomplished

Befuddled: Try as he might Simon could not work out how the mystical feat was accomplished

Lost Legends dance troupe also got a ‘no’ buzz from Simon.

Science man Nick Uhas played with methane.

Perking up with excitement, Howie exclaimed: ‘Isn’t methane the same gas you get from a fart?’

Pastel-clad trio Sirqus Alfon, who are in their 30s, were called ‘the worst act of the season’ by Simon last time.

Their latest performance had everyone howling, and even Simon cracked a grin.

All the right moves: Military a cappella group In The Stairwell, entered AGT for a dare

All the right moves: Military a cappella group In The Stairwell, entered AGT for a dare

She must love men in uniform: Heidi's jaw dropped as she watched the strapping young lads

She must love men in uniform: Heidi’s jaw dropped as she watched the strapping young lads

No need to fall out boys: Their version of NSYNC's Bye Bye Bye was a hit

No need to fall out boys: Their version of NSYNC’s Bye Bye Bye was a hit

The grinning judge said: ‘This actually was really, really funny.’

Flamboyant choir group DaNell Daymon and Greater Works aged 24+ did Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, by Marvin Gaye.

Mel was thrilled by the power of their 42-person group.

‘It’s like I heard all of you,’ she said, calling them ‘brilliant’.

‘There was a joy that filled this room,’ agreed Seal.

The only way is up: Pastel-clad trio Sirqus Alfon were called 'the worst act of the season' by Simon during their previous appearance

The only way is up: Pastel-clad trio Sirqus Alfon were called ‘the worst act of the season’ by Simon during their previous appearance

Ooooh: But they certainly seemed to tickle Simon's fancy this time round

Ooooh: But they certainly seemed to tickle Simon’s fancy this time round

Loving it: The cult act were having the time of their lives on the show

Loving it: The cult act were having the time of their lives on the show

Poodle trainers Pompeyo Family Dogs had the crowd laughing with an array of pups and their cute 7-year-old daughter.

‘I like the fact that it’s slightly chaotic,’ said Simon, who has three dogs.

‘It’s some of the worst dog grooming that I’ve ever seen,’ he laughed.

‘I’ve got three new puppies and I can’t even get one of them to pee on the pee pee pad,’ sighed Mel.

Married couple Maria Popazova, 27 and Maxim Popazov, 33, are competing against each other.

‘If she’s going to win a million dollars, it stays in the family anyway,’ joked Maxim.

Feeling ruff: Poodle trainers Pompeyo Family Dogs had the crowd in stitches 

Feeling ruff: Poodle trainers Pompeyo Family Dogs had the crowd in stitches 

Standing ovation: They could not believe their eyes as they watched

Standing ovation: They could not believe their eyes as they watched

Impossible decision: No doubt Simon was torn when he had to choose from his favourites

Impossible decision: No doubt Simon was torn when he had to choose from his favourites

Simon and Seal weren’t too impressed with Maria’s contortionist routine, but the ladies of the panel loved it.

‘I kept waiting for something to happen,’ frowned Simon.

Maxim had a nail biting balancing act using a stack of chairs.

‘Between you and your wife, you have definitely won the battle,’ said Simon.

Next, the German Cornejo Dance Company, aged 25-35 – they were called ‘se*y fast and original’ by Howie.

Raising the woof: But there was only ever going to be one winner

Raising the woof: But there was only ever going to be one winner

Benched: Merrick Hanna, 12, mixed his upbeat dance moves with forced humour

Benched: Merrick Hanna, 12, mixed his upbeat dance moves with forced humour

Alabama-based dancers The Honeybee-z Plus, aged 18-40, did a booty slapping routine.

‘You really demanded the stage,’ said Mel, presumably meaning, ‘commanded.’

Robot cum hip hop dancer Merrick Hanna, 12, had some upbeat moves, mixed with forced humor.

‘Different, relevant, cool,’ mused à la mode music impresario Simon.

Finally Nigerian plane crash survivor Kechi, 27, nailed Ray Charles’ A Song For You.

Nigerian plane crash survivor Kechi, 27, nailed Ray Charles' A Song For You

Nigerian plane crash survivor Kechi, 27, nailed Ray Charles’ A Song For You

Deep: Seal told her she 'transcended the things you've obviously transcended'

Deep: Seal told her she ‘transcended the things you’ve obviously transcended’

‘We feel really lucky to have you here,’ said Howie, 61.

‘You deserve your place here tonight, not just for your story but for your talent,’ agreed Simon.

Getting deep, Seal said: ‘You transcended the things you’ve obviously transcended’.

He then praised her ‘strength’ and gave her a hug.

‘You are so beautiful right now,’ said the Kiss from a Rose hitmaker, who has some facial scars of his own, from a skin condition known as discoid lupus.

Overcome: She could not contain herself when she discovered she had progressed

Overcome: She could not contain herself when she discovered she had progressed

Put it there pal: Simon leapt to his feet to offer his congratulations

Put it there pal: Simon leapt to his feet to offer his congratulations

Hugs: And show host Tyra Banks gave her a meaty embrace

Hugs: And show host Tyra Banks gave her a meaty embrace

 

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