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Alesha Dixon called 'racist' for 'chocolate men' BGT comment

UNDER FIRE: Alesha Dixon

BRITAIN’S GOT Talent judge Alesha Dixon has been branded racist after she referred to a black singing quartet as ‘four sexy, chocolate men’.

Outraged fans called the comment made during the live show, after a performance by Vox Fortura, racially insensitive.

Viewers flocked to Twitter to accuse the singer of racism, with many suggesting if any of the other judges - who are all white - used the term they would be lambasted.

One viewer tweeted: "Alesha just called them chocolate men? You sure, imagine the outrage if a white person said that.”

Another added: "Alesha Dixon has not been very professional tonight #BuzzerGate but now she calls 4 black men 'Chocolate' she really has to go."

Alesha also attracted criticism after growing bored of semi final act Bespoke Candi - which featured a dancing dinosaur - and slamming her buzzer - a rarity on the live shows - before banging her hand down on the red buttons of her fellow judges.

The star was accused of 'drinking' by panellists Simon Cowell, David Walliams, and Amanda Holden after aiming her hands at their buzzers to stop the performance.

Simon exclaimed: 'I don't know what Alesha's problem is?' as the audience spurred him on with a chorus of boos.

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