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Amanda Holden reunites with Lisa Faulkner while leaving Heart FM

She’s long been known for making a style statement with her looks.

And Amanda Holden put on another fashion-forward display as she enjoyed a surprise reunion with her pal Lisa Faulkner outside Heart FM on Wednesday.

The Britain’s Got Talent judge, 51, cut a chic figure in a cream pussybow blouse with a grey jumper and skirt as she embraced her pal at Global Studios in London.

Best friends! Amanda Holden put on another fashion-forward display as she enjoyed a surprise reunion with her pal Lisa Faulkner outside Heart FM on Wednesday

Showing off her sophisticated sense of style, Amanda opted for a simple white pussybow blouse layered under a cosy cream jumper.

The presenter teamed the top with a matching knitted midi skirt and white pointed-toe heels, as she rushed to meet Lisa after the pair crossed paths outside.

Lisa also put on a stylish display in a cosy brown checked coat with black corduroy trousers, and toted her essentials in a Gucci handbag.

Stylish: The Britain's Got Talent judge cut a chic figure in a cream pussybow blouse with a grey jumper and skirt

Stylish: The Britain’s Got Talent judge cut a chic figure in a cream pussybow blouse with a grey jumper and skirt

Luxurious: Showing off her sophisticated sense of style, Amanda opted for a simple white pussybow blouse layered under a cosy cream jumper

Luxurious: Showing off her sophisticated sense of style, Amanda opted for a simple white pussybow blouse layered under a cosy cream jumper

Glam: The presenter teamed the top with a matching knitted midi skirt and white pointed-toe heels, as she rushed to meet Lisa after the pair crossed paths outside

Glam: The presenter teamed the top with a matching knitted midi skirt and white pointed-toe heels, as she rushed to meet Lisa after the pair crossed paths outside

It comes after Amanda said ‘the deal is not done’ about her return for the next season of Britain’s Got Talent.

She teased Simon Cowell that her 15 years on the ITV talent reality competition did not mean she was a permanent addition to the panel alongside rumoured departing judge David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and himself.

While paying tribute to the 61-year-old TV executive at the Variety Club Awards on Tuesday, Amanda told the crowd: ‘I am currently in negotiations for my 16th year on Britain’s Got Talent.’

Fancy seeing you here! As Amanda left the Heart FM studios, she ran into her pal Lisa, and the delighted pair rushed to embrace

Fancy seeing you here! As Amanda left the Heart FM studios, she ran into her pal Lisa, and the delighted pair rushed to embrace 

Back together! The pair shared a hu after crossing paths in the middle of the capital, after Amanda completed her morning hosting Heart FM

Back together! The pair shared a hu after crossing paths in the middle of the capital, after Amanda completed her morning hosting Heart FM

Simon responded by whispering: ‘The deal is done.’

She replied: ‘No it is not. The deal is not done.’

Meanwhile, David Walliams’ future on the show is ‘up in the air’ as it is rumoured the 51-year-old comedian will be stepping away from the judging panel of the next series.

David has reportedly quit the ITV show ahead of its 2023 series, weeks after he was forced to apologise for describing an elderly contestant as a ‘c***’ and making vile sexual remarks about a woman taking part.

Yet despite the backlash, Amanda publicly backed her co-star when she proudly declared herself ‘team David’.

Will she be back? It comes after Amanda said ' the deal is not done' about her return for the next season of Britain's Got Talent

Will she be back? It comes after Amanda said ‘ the deal is not done’ about her return for the next season of Britain’s Got Talent

Speaking about the future of Britain’s Got Talent, Amanda told Good Morning Britain on Monday: ‘I would like to see the judging panel look like it did before. I think we’re a great team, we’re a family.’

Asked directly if she was ‘Team David’, she replied: ‘Of course I’m team David.’ 

David’s co-stars, Simon, Amanda and Alesha are in negotiations for their 2023 contracts. None of them have signed a deal yet. 

A spokesperson said: ‘The judging panel for Britain’s Got Talent 2023 will be announced in due course.

‘It’s still very much up in the air at the moment on whether David is going to take part in next year’s show. No decision, though, has been made as yet.’

Reports: Meanwhile, David Walliams' future on the show is 'up in the air' as it is rumoured the 51-year-old comedian will be stepping away from the judging panel of the next series

Reports: Meanwhile, David Walliams’ future on the show is ‘up in the air’ as it is rumoured the 51-year-old comedian will be stepping away from the judging panel of the next series

Auditions are not due to begin for another two months so it is believed none of the judging panel are currently officially contracted to the show.

Questions were raised about David’s future on the programme after ‘disrespectful comments’ he made about BGT contestants in a recording of an audition show at the London Palladium in January 2020 were leaked, prompting him to apologise.

In leaked recordings, he said: ‘She’s like the slightly boring girl you meet in the pub that thinks you want to f*** them, but you don’t.’

He reiterated: ‘She thinks you want to f*** her, but you don’t.’

The Little Britain star then added: ‘I know, she’s just like, ‘Oh, f*** off!’ I was saying, she thinks you want to f*** her, but you don’t. It’s the last thing on your mind, but she’s like, ‘Yep, I bet you do!’ No I don’t!’

David insisted the conversations were ‘never intended to be shared’, but said sorry.

He said in a statement: ‘I would like to apologise to the people I made disrespectful comments about during breaks in filming for Britain’s Got Talent in 2020. These were private conversations and – like most conversations with friends – were never intended to be shared. Nevertheless, I am sorry.’

A spokesman for ITV said: ‘We do not condone the language outlined in these allegations and we have spoken to the producers of Britain’s Got Talent.

‘Duty of care towards all participants on any of our programmes is always of paramount importance and we have protocols and guidelines in place for all our production partners.’

Shocking: David’s future on BGT was in doubt after he described an elderly contestant as a c*** and made vile sexual remarks about a female who was also competing on the show

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