Diversity lose sleep after winning Britain’s Got TalentJune 1st, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 1 (ANI): After their surprise victory at Britain’s Got Talent, the members of the all male dance troupe Diversity have not been able to sleep a wink.
The 11-strong dance troupe from Essex, who never expected to win, are still too excited to be able to relax, but they are already comfortable with their new-found stardom.
“I didn’t expect it, really didn’t expect to win at all,” the BBC quoted group leader and choreographer Ashley Banjo, 20, as saying.
“We still haven’t quite got our heads around it,” he said.
When asked how the younger members of the group would cope with the fame, he pointed to 13-year-old Perry Kiely’s afro hairstyle.
“That’s just big hair, it’s not a big head,” he joked.
Ian McNaughton, who at 25 is the oldest member of Diversity, added that Perry and 13-year-old Mitchell Craske were “the most down-to-earth guys you’d ever meet.”
Craske revealed that he was not even sure whether he would attend school on June 1, as he was still not able to stomach the group winning.
“I don’t know how to explain it, it feels so good. Winning yesterday, I still haven’t taken it in,” he said.
Perry added: “I’m just gobsmacked.”
Banjo even recalled the moment when the shock result was announced.
“I had my speech ready to congratulate Susan, and when they said Diversity my legs actually gave way - and I’m really tall, so it’s a long way to fall!” he stated.
Banjo formed Diversity two years ago at his mother’s street-dance studio in Dagenham, Essex. (ANI)
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