BGT fans work out The Phantoms trick after Simon Cowell left baffled

BGT fans work out The Phantoms trick after Simon Cowell left baffled

Britain's Got Talent fans think they have worked out The Phantom's magic trick after their performance on Thursday's semi-final left judge Simon Cowell baffled.

During the show, The Phantom left the judges — Simon, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams — mystified with their mind-bending magic.

At the start of the performance, The Phantom asked David to think of a childhood memory and write it on a piece of paper, as well as the time it took place.

Amanda was then asked up onto the stage where she had to go inside a box where she became "invisible" just like The Phantom.

David then had to go up with his piece of paper and put it in the lost property box on the desk, he then had to stand in front of a mirror where Amanda appeared next to him on the reflection.

Amanda was then asked what David's childhood memory was as David then headed back to the panel, picking up two pieces of paper from the lost and found, while Amanda appeared again in the box.

Simon was left baffled over the magic trick as he admitted: "Am I being really stupid here, as far as I'm aware… Amanda got up, stood in a box, went to mirror. David was asked to write what he was thinking… but that part never happened."

To which David then revealed what his childhood memory was, confirming that Amanda had guessed it correctly.

Simon added: "Okay, I am not so stupid because none of that happened, it wasn't explained!"

Viewers at home were also left equally confused but some eagle-eyed fans were quick to claim that they had "rumbled" the magic trick.

Show watchers pointed out that Amanda's mirror appearance was either a reflection being used from the box or a lookalike to give the illusion she was there.

Viewers also noticed that David picked up two pieces of paper from the lost and found yet only read one out with show watchers never actually seeing his childhood memory on the other note.

And finally, other show watchers pointed out that hosts Ant and Dec never asked Amanda for her feedback about the trick as obviously it would lead to it giving the act away, again "ruining" the illusion.

Taking to Twitter, one person said: "1. Why didn’t they ask Amanda anything? 2. Is it just me who didn’t think it looked like her in the mirror? #BGT."

A different account put: "Could clearly see the mesh in the box and the lights change in the box to hide Amanda and the pattern on Amanda’s dress showed she was standing behind the mirror. #BGT."

Another follower wrote: "Defo not a double of Amanda in the mirror #BGT…"

A different viewer put: "Funny how they didn’t ask Amanda what she thought of The Phantom #BGT."

Another show watcher commented: "#bgt I am confused too , didn’t he tell David to take 2 pieces of paper out of the box but only 1 was mentioned ????."

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While a different viewer added: "Not sure I understood The Phantom act either. If David wrote down his childhood memory, why didn’t we get to see the paper? Confused. #bgt."

It comes after fans think they have worked out who is behind the ITV show's "invisible" act The Phantom after their performance.

Britain's Got Talent continues every night this week at 8pm on ITV.

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