Dannii Minogue and Samantha Womack rumoured for as 'Britain's Got Talent' 2012 judges

Dannii Minogue and Samantha Womack - Britain's Got Talent 2012 judges?
Dannii Minogue and Samantha Womack rumoured as 'Britain's Got Talent' 2012 judges

Samantha Womack and Dannii Minogue are rumoured to be joining the panel as ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ 2012 judges.

According to reports, the former ‘EastEnders’ actress is in secret talks with the producers of the show, and is now thought to be on the shortlist.

A source told The Sun that ‘Samantha is brilliant and the bosses love her. She's not afraid to call a spade a spade but she also has a down-to-earth approach that producers think will encourage acts’.

But it’s also being reported that Dannii Minogue has been offered a place on the panel, and will replace comedian Michael McIntyre, alongside 'Little Britain' star David Walliams.

[See also: Will Young and Will.I.Am tipped as 'The Voice' UK judges]

A source told the Sunday Mirror that ‘David Walliams is a real favourite with the nation and Dannii is hugely popular. It’s exciting for her to be coming back’.

Regular judge Amanda Holden is not yet confirmed for the show, as she’s having a baby in the New Year.

But she has tweeted fans hinting that she will be among 'Britain's Got Talent' 2012 judges, saying: “You will all have to be patient re BGT. I am doing it inc auditions!” [The Sun/Sunday Mirror/Daily Mail]

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