Britain's Got Talent auditions may have got off to a flying start this weekend, but judge Amanda Holden still made time in her hectic schedule to celebrate her daughter Lexi's special birthday. Sharing a sweet throwback snap of her daughter to Instagram, Amanda wrote: "We are now the proud parents of a #teenager! Our gorgeous #Lexi is 13 today."
In the emotional post shared on Sunday morning, Amanda described her daughter as "beautiful inside and out," before saying that Lexi "works hard, is utterly nuts and we couldn't love her more." She ended the post: "you will always be our #Babygirl."
Lexi was the guest of honour at Sunday's auditions for the ITV talent show, with the actress later posting a photo to her Instagram Stories of her daughter posing with a pink floral cake on the judge's desk.
With the new series of Britain's& Got Talent starting filming this weekend, Amanda was thrilled to be back on the show, as she shared a number of images from the launch to her social media platforms. Pictured alongside her fellow judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams and Alesha Dixon, Amanda looked glam in a yellow satin Alexis Mabille dress.
Fans were glad to spot Ant McPartlin among Amanda's posts, as the presenter made his first return to the public eye after taking a work hiatus following a drink driving arrest in March 2018. Ant's return was an emotional moment for Declan Donnelly, who was forced to present last year's Britain's Got Talent live shows on his own following his on-screen partner's departure.
Speaking to the audience at the London Palladium leg of the auditions, Dec said: "We've got the judges back, the golden buzzer is back, and someone else is back. My co-host for the series, would you please welcome... Mr Ant McPartlin." Receiving a standing ovation, Ant told the audience that he felt "really really emotional", before asking, "shall we crack on before I cry?"