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Girl crush worry for young BGT star

Published 20/04/2015 | 11:56

Henry Gallagher, during the audition stage of ITV1 talent show, Britain's Got Talent. (Syco/Thames)
Henry Gallagher, during the audition stage of ITV1 talent show, Britain's Got Talent. (Syco/Thames)

Henry Gallagher, the 12-year-old who wowed judges on Britain's Got Talent, has admitted that he is worried about telling the girl who inspired his self-penned track that the song is about her.

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The schoolboy was one of the biggest hits of Saturday night's talent show when he sang his own tune Lightning, about a girl who he has a crush on.

She has no idea that the song was written about her.

Interviewed alongside his mother Marie, Henry told ITV show Lorraine: "She doesn't know at all. I don't think she will know at all."

Asked if he was going to tell her, he said: "I don't know because when I get back to school everyone will be watching me to see if I go to anyone."

The schoolboy said that he would love to duet with Olly Murs, and added: "I just want to be a pop star and sell records and play in massive arenas because that's all I have ever wanted to do."

Henry's sister Ellen was on Britain's Got Talent three years ago performing in a girl band.

Asked how he writes his songs, he said: "I sit in the kitchen with a keyboard. My mum plays along because she's a music teacher with the keyboard, to get it in tune."

His mother said: "I'm the proudest mum in the world....He likes to be in the kitchen (writing his music) where everyone is, rather than in the bedroom on his own."

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