This ‘BGT’ Contestant Got A ‘Yes’ Before He Even Performed [VIDEO]

Jill O'Rourke | Talent Recap

BGT contestant Saulo Sarmiento definitely captured the judges’ attention when he auditioned for the show in 2016. His good looks actually earned him a “yes” vote before he even performed.

When he did perform, showing off his acrobatic skills, the judges were even more impressed. Check out Saulo’s audition below, and read on to find out what the judges had to say about him.

Saulo Sarmiento Auditions For ‘BGT’

Saulo is originally from the Canary Islands. When he walked on stage for his audition, wearing a blazer with no shirt underneath, a few people in the audience whistled at him. The judges were also impressed.

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David Walliams stood up and applauded, telling him, “It’s a yes from me!” He and his fellow judges Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden got flirty with Saulo. When Saulo told Alesha she was 28, she replied, “That’s good.” Amanda then asked him what his star sign was, and Alesha asked if he was married. “Wonderful news!” David responded when he said no.

Simon Cowell seemed annoyed by the other judges’ behavior. But he was certainly impressed by Saulo’s performance. He swung on a pole hanging from the ceiling, showing off some amazing moves.

What Did The Judges Think Of Saulo’s Performance?

The judges and audience gave Saulo a standing ovation. “It was so beautiful and so graceful, it was like Tarzan with a pole,” Amanda said. Simon, meanwhile, gave him a score of 10.

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“You’re so hot!” Alesha declared, to which David sarcastically replied, “Didn’t notice.” Saulo then flattered Alesha by telling her, “As hot as you are.” David requested to be included in the compliment, prompting Saulo to tell him, “And you too.”

Saulo received four “yes” votes to move on to the next round. He’s also appeared on France’s Got Talent, where he made it all the way to the final. Saulo is also a Cirque du Soleil performer.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jill O'Rourke
Jill O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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