Warwick Davis wants to join the 'Britain's Got Talent' judging panel.

Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis

The 47-year-old comedian - who was born with Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita, an extremely rare form of dwarfism, and is 3ft 6in - would love to sit alongside Simon Cowell when the talent series returns for another instalment next year.

Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, he said: "I think nurturing new talent is great. I would be very realistic but encouraging too - however bonkers some of the acts are."

However, Warwick may have to fight for a spot on the panel as Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams don't look ready to give up their seat any time soon.

Alesha - who has sat on the panel since 2012 - said recently: "It is my baby! I love it, we're the best dysfunctional family on TV.

"We have done six series together now and the more you work with someone the more comfortable you become in their company, we're friends, we genuinely have a good time working together, it's special and you can't beat that, it just works."

And, although there are many people who would like to join the panel, Simon already has his eye on someone to join him and his team - his three-year-old son Eric.

The 58-year-old entertainment mogul has said the toddler, who he has with his partner Lauren Silverman - is already starting to act like his father, and Simon even uses Eric's reaction to an act to help him decide whether or not to send them through.

He said: "He definitely gets what is a good song. He remembers the words and he knows who the artists are. His taste in music for his age is quite incredible. When I watch the audition clips back afterwards, I watch him. If he's interested in the clip, they're usually very good. When he looks away, they're not. He gets it and he loves coming to the show. The first time he came down, he was nervous because he saw an 'X' as being a kiss. That's what his mum [Lauren] had taught him. So he used to call our judges' buzzers The Scary Kisses.

"Then he worked out they weren't kisses and, when he was about two, I asked him what I did for a job. He said 'You press buzzers.' I said 'Yes but there's a little bit more to it than that.' And now he's starting to get it."


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