The teenager, who performed in Tuesday’s semi-final with girlfriend Grace Durkin on the ITV show, has come under fire for calling women ‘s*ags’ online
Britain’s Got Talent favourite Ali Rasul was last night warned over his conduct by show bosses, after making racially insensitive and derogatory comments online.
The dancer, who performed with his girlfriend Grace Durkin and lost out in last night’s semi-final, shared a string of offensive posts including a photograph of a black woman shopping captioned “Black Friday”.
Ali also got a ticking off from producers over his degrading comments about women – as he repeatedly calls young women “sl*gs” and rants about menstruation on his personal Twitter account.
But bosses are understood to have stopped short of further action, after giving him the teenager the benefit of the doubt because of his age.
A source said: “Ali’s behaviour online has been inappropriate at times.
“It’s not only a huge embarrassment for Ali, it’s a massive embarrassment for the show too, but producers decided on this occasion to give him the benefit of the doubt and leave him with a warning because he’s only 16.
“But they will not tolerate contestants using this kind of language as above all BGT celebrates diversity.”
H/T The Sun