They had grown up together in Hertfordshire and had been friends from the age of 12.She told The Daily Mail: “He was very, very protective of me...
He then clarified: ‘They hadn’t, they’d just had a date.
I think they’d had a date or something, and he always talks about the fact that she thought it was a work date and he tried to woo her or something.’ Amanda also protested: ‘Christopher’s upstairs’, in reference to her husband, who was sitting in the audience.
’ Amanda has been married to husband Chris Hughes since 2008, and has two daughters with him, while she tragically had a stillborn son in 2011.
The Cutting It actress was famously married to Les Dennis, but they split after her affair with Neil Morrissey was uncovered.
Amanda, who has been a judge with Simon on BGT since 2007, admitted that she has a ‘flirty’ relationship with the music mogul, despite both being in relationships.