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Cowell labels Britain's Got Talent fix claims 'utter lies'

Britain's Got Talent creator Simon Cowell has dismissed as "utter lies" a claim the TV contest has been fixed, with one contestant groomed for the show.

An anonymous internet blogger, claiming to work for Sony Music UK, said 12-year-old Ronan Parke was known to Cowell and had a management deal.

Police are considering allegations of "malicious communications" whilst Syco and Sony Music said they would take legal action to "prevent further publication of these unfounded allegations".

Britain's Got Talent courtesy of Talkbackthames/Syco production for ITV1

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