Wednesday, 19 February, 2020

Teen Ariana Grande bombing survivor Hollie Booth auditions for Britain’s Got Talent

Hollie Booth, who was a victim in the Manchester terror attack last year, auditioned for the Britain’s Got Talent judges.

Credit: Dancedaze
Credit: Dancedaze

Teen survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing that took place last year returned to the city to audition for Britain’s Got Talent yesterday.

Victim Hollie Booth, 13, performed Ariana Grande’s hit for judges, and Simon praised the youngster for her audition.

BGT judge Simon Cowell called Hollie ‘inspirational’ as she performed a dance routine to medley of songs – One of which was Ariana Grande’s hit ‘One Last Time‘.

Hollie graced the stage in a wheelchair along with her friends – Their dance troupe was called ‘Rise’ – Her friends reportedly performed in wheelchairs in solidarity.

The group also wore T-shirts with the Manchester bee on the front.

Hollie told BGT judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams, quoted by The Sun: “It’s always difficult coming to Manchester.

“This is the first time I’ve been anywhere that’s like an arena, it’s hard.”

Following Hollie’s audition, Simon Cowell said: “To get through what you went through and come here and turn a negative into a positive is incredible.

He added: “You’ve come on and shown what you’re made of. This will inspire a lot of people. I salute you.”

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Posted by Dancedaze UK on Sunday, 17 December 2017

22 people, including children, were killed following Ariana Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena in May 2017, it was later revealed Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the venue.

Britain’s Got Talent 2018 will air in April on ITV.

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