Britain’s Got Talent cancel audition of late dancer Jack Saunders who took his own life before show aired

BRITAIN’S Got Talent won’t show the dancer who took his own life after competing in the ITV show.

Jack Saunders was a member of talented act Green Force Five who won a place in the next round.

Jack Saunders died before his audition on BGT was aired

Tragically, the 25-year-old was found dead before the audition was aired.

The group have now withdrawn from the show and their performance will not be shown.

A spokesmen told the Mirror: “Green Force 5 have made the decision to withdraw from Britain’s Got Talent and this is fully supported by Jack’s family.

“Our thoughts, of course, remain focussed on Jack’s family and friends.”


Jack with Cheryl behind the scenes of the X FactorJack’s group Green Force Five impressed the BGT judges, receiving the yeses they needed to progress to the next phase.

His mum Sandra, 53, told the Mirror: “We don’t know why he did it, he didn’t leave a note. He did not have depression.

“He went to the GP before Christmas because he was feeling tired and they never spotted any problems.

“It’s just shocked everyone because to other people Jack had it all. Jack achieved more than many people could dream of achieving. He knew we loved him.


The 25-year-old died on Sunday, just a day after Love Island star Mike Thalassitis, 26, was found hanged in woodland near his North London home[/caption]


Jack poses for a selfie with Niall Horan[/caption]


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“I think he was a Lost Boy. He must have felt just like a lost boy bless him.”

The talented dancer had previously appeared on Sky’s Got to Dance, where he reached the finals in 2012, and the X Factor.

He also appeared in the London Olympics opening ceremony aged 18.

A spokesman for Britain’s Got Talent at the time said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with Jack’s family and friends during this difficult and devastating time.”


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