David Walliams, a former judge on the ITV show Britain’s Got Talent, has filed a case against FremantleMedia, the production company that makes the show. The reason for the action is listed as data protection, but no further details have been given. Walliams left the show in November 2022 after it was revealed that he had made inappropriate comments about contestants during an off-air discussion. The comments were picked up by microphones, and the transcript was leaked to The Guardian. Walliams apologised and said they were never intended to be shared. Thames TV, the production company, said the comments were private but inappropriate.
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