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Damon Scott is a puppeteer who reached the final of Britain's Got Talent in Series 1.
Before he auditioned, he confessed that his big dream was 'to perform on the Royal Variety Show'. When Amanda asked what his act was, he replied that he was a 'unique speciality act', as 'there is no-one else on this Earth who does what I do'. He began by revealing his monkey (Bubbles) from a box, covered in a red cloth, who mimed to a medley of tracks by Michael Jackson, complete with dance moves. Amanda remarked 'it was genius, it was hilarious, and I just loved it', with Piers adding 'we need to find an act good enough to perform in from of the Queen at the royal variety show - I think we have just found one'. He was the first televised act to advance through to the second round.
In the semi-finals, he revealed another monkey puppet, and performed to 'No Matter What' by Boyzone as a duet with him and the monkey, finishing with Damon being punched by the puppet. Simon buzzed, stating 'you turned into a children's entertainer' and describing it as 'unoriginal', with Amanda adding 'I miss Bubbles, and I don't think it was as funny as the first time round'.
In the final, he performed with Bubbles, repeating the routine he performed in his audition. Piers stated 'I think you are the dark horse in this competition', with Amanda adding 'If [Bubbles] could come to my dressing room and do a private show afterwards, that would be great'.
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In 2007, Scott won the 'Serge Ganjou Award', receiving a £4000 prize. In 2013, he revealed that he was in a relationship with Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood, however they split in 2016.