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Britain's Got Talent's Paul Potts reveals painful injuries after nasty fall

This looks so sore!

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Jenni McKnight
US Lifestyle Editor
5 September 2019
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Paul Potts needs some TLC after he revealed some painful-looking injuries on Wednesday. The Britain's Got Talent winner shared a gruesome photo on social media, showing off his bloodied hand after revealing he had suffered a nasty fall while out in South Kensington, West London. Luckily for Paul, he was helped by some kind strangers after he tripped over a kerb while taking a stroll.

Sharing a close-up of his bloodied and bruised knuckles on Twitter, the 48-year-old said: "Thank you to the guys that helped me when I tripped on a kerb in South Kensington. The elbow is worse. It’s been a while since I’ve been clumsy." He then tweeted to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. "Dear @RBKC this arrangement isn’t clever. Both lights go green man at same time. Why not have this as a pelican with a single island than staggered? If you are going to set a barrier up make it a height to stop rather than two inches high so a trip hazard," he complained. Paul later revealed that he had also suffered injury to his kneecap.

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Get well soon, Paul

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The opera singer's unfortunate tumble comes after he failed to make it through to the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent: The Champions on Saturday night. Paul won the first-ever series of the competition back in 2007, but he failed to win enough audience votes to see off his rivals over the weekend.

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Paul lost the audience vote on Saturday night

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He later admitted that he felt "frustrated" with the result after producers made a last-minute change to the way his performance was filmed. "Was a little frustrated with myself as after 15 run-through's, production gave me a change of camera direction on my way to the stage & it left me looking for the camera that came from different direction," he tweeted. "Shouldn't have allowed that to make me think, as I need to feel when performing," he added.

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