Amanda Holden says Christmas is ‘a bit of a let down’ as she details past celebrations

He will be on stage this Christmas Eve in the holiday special of the BBC entertainment show I Can See Your Voice. But TV star Amanda Holden admitted that she actually thinks Christmas Day “is always a bit of a disappointment.”

When asked what his favorite holiday season thing is, the 50-year-old judge of Britain’s Got Talent answered honestly.

She said, “For me, it’s the preparation for Christmas that is so special and my favorite part. Turn on the lights. The music. Buying gifts for people. hiding them! Drinks, things to do, parties. ”

Amanda, who is the mother of the girls Lexie and Hollie, with her husband Chris Hughes, continued: “Besides, on Christmas day, he’s always a little disappointed! Boxing Day I’ve had enough, I’m thinking about the new year “.

Amanda Holden will star in the I Can See Your Voice Christmas special

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Also, giving fans an idea of ​​her typical Christmas, Amanda explained that she has received some truly memorable gifts over the years, although she confessed that some have been better than others.

She said: “My best gifts always come from Chris and they are always in little boxes!”

“[But] my mother bought me a battery-powered headache one year because she said I had it all! “

Amanda added: “He said, what else could he give me? I said no, I wanted the socks! I donated it to the local charity shop. Another year he bought me a bird cage full of lemons! “

Amanda with her co-stars
Amanda with her co-stars

However, this year Amanda has something else to look forward to as she brings the entertainment series I Can See Your Voice back to our screens, along with her fellow “celebrity investigators” Alison Hammond and Jimmy Carr.

Teasing what will happen on the show, presented by Paddy McGuiness, he said: “The response to the first series was completely overwhelming and unexpected. So many young people I work with were glued to the show every week ”.

“I am thrilled that we are back not only with a Christmas special, but also with a second series next year! It is the perfect show to watch during Christmas and in there is everything you would expect. “

Amanda also relived her Christmas'
Amanda also relived her Christmas’

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In fact, the judges got so much into the holiday spirit during filming that they decided to join in the fun with the contestants.

Amanda revealed: “We are all dressed up! We have Christmas songs. Paddy, Alison, Jimmy and I are also doing a skit. “

“The whole show feels like the old days where the whole family would sit and watch TV and eat and drink together.”

The star said she had a blast filming the holiday special
The star said she had a blast filming the holiday special

The show’s Christmas special will once again see Amanda, Alison and Jimmy – as well as special guest star Leona Lewis – trying to figure out which of the contestants has the voice of an angel and which can’t hold a tune at all.

For one night only, sports presenter Gabby Logan will join forces with the player hoping to cash in on £ 10,000 to see if they can tell the difference between singers and impersonators.

To read more Christmas TV highlights, subscribe to our daily OK! newsletter. I Can See Your Voice airs Christmas Eve at 9.30pm on BBC One


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