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‘It’s ok for boys to dance’: Britain’s Got Talent contestants send powerful message

‘It’s not just a girls’ sport’: Britain’s Got Talent contestants 5 Boys Dance send powerful message to school bullies after performing emotional routine

Five young Britain’s Got Talent contestants are set to send a powerful message during their emotional routine on Saturday’s show.

The group of schoolboy’s – who come from all across the UK – take to the stage to tell the world ‘it’s OK for boys to dance’ while doing what they love.

And the boys beam with pride as they perform it to You Will Be Found from the hit musical Dear Evan Hansen.

Amazing! Five young Britain’s Got Talent contestants are set to send a powerful message during their emotional routine on Saturday’s show

The Five Star boys’ – made up of Toby-Jay, Ollie, Joey, Beau and Adam – met at a dance convention in Birmingham and hope to wow the judges, in order to pursue their dream. 

Dancer Toby-Jay, 11, told The Mirror: ‘The message we want to get out there is that it’s OK for boys to dance because it’s not just a girls’ sport.

‘And no matter what people say, just carry on what you’re doing because it’s what you love.’

The tear-jerking performance was praised by Simon Cowell, 62, who called the bullied ‘idiots’ and they are ‘jealous they can’t do what you do’.

Powerful: The group of school boy's - who come from all across the UK - take to the stage to tell the world 'it's ok for boys to dance' while doing what they love

Powerful: The group of school boy’s – who come from all across the UK – take to the stage to tell the world ‘it’s ok for boys to dance’ while doing what they love

Simon went on to speak about his beloved son Eric, eight, who has changed the way he looks at life. He then told the group ‘We are all friends’. 

David Walliams, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and the London Palladium audience were also moved by the performance. 

And despite their nerves before the show, the boys looked at ease on stage and received a standing ovation.

The dance group, who have all experienced negative comments about performing, were set to film BGT last year but the 15th series was postponed due to Covid.

Proud: The tear-jerking performance was praised by Simon Cowell, 62, who called the bullied 'idiots' and they are 'jealous they can't do what you do'

Proud: The tear-jerking performance was praised by Simon Cowell, 62, who called the bullied ‘idiots’ and they are ‘jealous they can’t do what you do’

11-year-old Joey made it clear he doesn’t listen to what other’s say as his main goal is to follow his dreams. 

He explained that there aren’t many boys around ‘like us’ and he’s grateful they get along so well and share a passion for dance. 

While Alex, 10, struggled with bullying throughout schools and said: ‘I was told dancing was for girls and I used to come home crying. It used to hurt me a lot. Now I’m on Britain’s Got Talent it might just stop,’

The group all agreed that one of their biggest idols is Spider-Man star Tom Holland, who has been seen dancing in viral videos and is set to play legendary dancer Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic.

The boys’ mum’s have a watch party planned and are were ‘overwhelmed’ and ’emotional’ during the audition. 

Britain’s Got Talent returns Saturday 30th April at 8pm on ITV and STV.

Performance The Five Star boys' - made up of Toby-Jay, Ollie, Joey, Beau and Adam - met at a dance convention in Birmingham and hope to wow the judges, in order to pursue their dream

Performance The Five Star boys’ – made up of Toby-Jay, Ollie, Joey, Beau and Adam – met at a dance convention in Birmingham and hope to wow the judges, in order to pursue their dream

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