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Britain's Got Talent final 2015: 90 viewers complain to Ofcom about Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden's 'revealing' dresses

Simon Cowell’s plunging shirt caused less of a stir than the two female judges

Jack Shepherd
Tuesday 02 June 2015 10:19 BST
Britain's Got Talent judges: Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams
Britain's Got Talent judges: Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams (Splash)

Britain’s Got Talent has had its fair share of controversial contestants but it wasn't the acts who caused a stir at last night's final: it was the judges.

Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and Simon Cowell all came under fire for their ‘racy outfits’ which saw the three exposing more cleavage than normal.

Media watchdog Ofcom received over 90 complaints about the choice of dresses worn by the two female judges, while 100 viewers complained to ITV.

Simon Cowell on the Britain's Got Talent 2015 final sporting a shirt with a few too many buttons undone (ITV screen shot)

Simon Cowell's plunging v-line shirt has yet to receive any formal complaints, other than viewers on Twitter commenting about his offensive wardrobe choice.

A spokesperson for Ofcom said: "We will assess these complaints before deciding whether to investigate or not."

Some were less than understanding about the complaints:

Holden and Dixon are the latest celebrities to draw criticism for their choice of clothing on pre-watershed family programmes.

In January, Rita Ora sparked 28 Ofcom complaints after wearing a plunging white blazer.

For the Britain's Got Talent final, Holden wore a gown inspired by Disney’s Frozen while Dixon chose a sparkly lace number in black with slits down the front and on one side.

Cowell, who is famous for the unique way he wears his trousers, shocked viewers by eschewing his usual pairing of black slacks and white shirt by opting for a grey suit - and appeared to have left an extra button on his shirt undone.

Jules O'Dwyer and her dog Matisse won the competition, beating magician Jamie Raven and Welsh choir Cor Glanaethwy in the final three.

The duo will perform in this year’s Royal Variety Performance and take home a cash prize of £250,000.

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