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Britain's Got Talent fans react to Simon Cowell's changed look as he poses with fellow judges

Britain's Got Talent fans have been left stunned as the judges posed for a new photo.

Amanda Holden shared the photo of herself with Alesha Dixon, Simon Cowell, and David Walliams on her Instagram page.

The four-piece have been reunited in the last couple of weeks as they filmed the audition stages for the 2022 edition of the ITV entertainment show.

The brand new series will air in the coming months following a break last year due to the coronavirus pandemic last year.

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It also marks Simon's return to the judging panel after having to miss the last part of the 2020 series after undergoing surgery on his back after falling off an electric bike.

The group posed for a picture at The London Palladium, where the auditions were held, for the last day of filming.

"Ten days of @bgt auditions complete," Amanda shared alongside the post to her 1.8m followers.

"I love this show and these three are friends for life."

Amanda stood out in the snap as she rocked a hot pink latex dress with matching shoes.

Alesha went for the sparkly look, wearing a silver bedazzled bralette with open back and black trousers with splits down the side.

As for the guys, David opted for a brown two-piece soon while Simon kept it as casual as ever in a black zip-up cardigan, black trousers, and smart shoes.

But fans were distracted by Simon's seemingly different look.

@lady_andrea_p said: "Is that Simon Cowell, or a stand in?"

"Omg that don’t look like Simon," @tina_dugan_ commented.

@dannycollister23 wrote: "Why is Simon a cardboard cut out?!"

Amanda took a snap of David and Simon (Amanda Holden Instagram)

Others, however, were happy to see them back together.

lucky5slow6 commented: "Great photo ..good to have you all back... looking forward to seeing it on TV...u all look fab."

"Good to have you all back together," @silvergetzen wrote.

@amandaholden.f said: "Can't wait to have it back on the telly! Missed seeing you 4 and the amazing talent."

An official start date for Britain's Got Talent hasn't been revealed yet, but it usually starts in March time before wrapping up at the end of May.

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