Britain‘s Got Talent: Amanda Holden wears risqué dress with spider web over her boob… but viewers brand it ‘inappropriate‘ for the ‘family show‘

Amanda Holden‘s risqué dress with a spider web covering her breast has divided viewers on tonight‘s episode of – with some claiming it was ‘inappropriate‘ for the family show. 

The 48-year-old judge, who is famous for making controversial fashion choices on the ITV talent contest, opted for a sheer dress which showed off plenty of flesh.

The floor-length gown was adorned with floral embroidery from top to bottom – but featured a sheer panel with a spiders web that only just covered her right boob.

And while some viewers rushed to compliment the stunning ensemble, others wished she would dress more ‘appropriately‘.

‘Amanda it‘s a family show as lovely as your dress is it was not appropriate. I was slightly embarrassed‘, one disgruntled user wrote. 

‘Need to dress more appropriately for a family show!!! Lovely dress for the right occasion but BGT is not it!!!‘, another said.  

One user wrote: ‘Beautiful dress  hun, but your boob is popping out with camera angles from the side.‘

‘An amazing dress but not really for family prime time TV‘, another said.

However, some fans were fans of Amanda‘s gown, with one user tweeting: ‘Amanda looks like a princess in that dress‘, while another wrote: ‘How stunning was tonight absolutely beautiful‘.

But Amanda appeared to see the funny side of her very revealing dress, as she took to Instagram to share a joke about a water bottle sitting on the judges panel acting as a ‘nipple cover‘. 

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The TV star‘s sartorial choices on Britain‘s Got Talent are often a talking point among fans of the series. 

Amanda‘s wardrobe has led to some controversial moments in the past after a daring Julien Macdonald gown she wore during the semi-final of BGT two years ago attracted a staggering 663 Ofcom complaints. 

The plunging floor-length dress was slashed to the navel, with a cut-out panel that reached down to the small of her back – and came under fire when furious viewers deemed it ‘inappropriate‘.

But despite the £11,000 ensemble causing hundreds of viewers to complain to Ofcom, the media regulator decided not to investigate.

Ofcom said that while it recognised the dress ‘had potential to offend some viewers during what is a family show‘ – the outfit ‘would not have exceeded most viewers‘ expectations‘.

And this wasn‘t the first time risque outfit choices on Britain‘s Got Talent caused fans to lodge official complaints.

In 2016, Ofcom again decided not to investigate the ITV show after outfits worn by Holden and fellow judge Alesha Dixon sparked 90 complaints from viewers.

Brushing off the criticism she has received for her outfits in the past, Amanda insisted she‘s never going to please everyone.

She said: ‘I’m aware not many TV shows would allow me to have so much fun with my wardrobe so I make the most of it!

‘I can’t please everyone, there will always be different opinions on social media, but I love getting dressed up.

‘Simon has always said as long as the show is being talked about then it’s good, so each year has just evolved naturally.‘