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JJ Pantano earns himself a gold buzzer on AGT …as judge Shane Jacobson reflects on his lucky break

‘I’m a little scared of you!’ Cheeky seven year old JJ Pantano earns himself a gold buzzer on Australia’s Got Talent …as judge Shane Jacobson reflects on his ‘lucky break’

One of Australia’s Got Talent’s youngest performers, JJ Pantano, has earned himself the third Golden Buzzer of the season. 

The pint-sized performer secured his place in the semi final, after his brazen comedy routine left the judges and audience in stitches on Sunday.

Despite being small in stature, JJ proved he could hold his own on the mighty Palais Theatre stage, as he took playful jabs at the judges and host Ricki-Lee Coulter. 

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Golden child! One of Australia's Got Talent's youngest performers, JJ Pantano, has earned himself the third Golden Buzzer of the season

Golden child! One of Australia’s Got Talent’s youngest performers, JJ Pantano, has earned himself the third Golden Buzzer of the season

‘It was so cool being backstage on Australia’s Got Talent, hanging out with all those people who are desperate to get on TV,’ JJ said, before yelling out: ‘Hey, Ricki-Lee’. 

Surprised by the jab, Ricki-Lee poked her head around the stage curtain, with all four judges and the audience laughing out loud. 

But the judges weren’t laughing for long, as each of them then became the target of their own joke, with Nicole Scherzinger seemingly being the most embarrassed. 

What the?! Surprised by the jab, Ricki-Lee poked her head around the stage curtain, with all four judges and the audience laughing out loud

What the?! Surprised by the jab, Ricki-Lee poked her head around the stage curtain, with all four judges and the audience laughing out loud

When JJ told the audience he needed to ‘dump’ his current girlfriend because he’d found a new love interest, Nicole was taken aback when he said: ‘Hello, Pussycat!’

Nicole quipped: ‘You’re so cute. But I’m a little scared of you.’ 

After JJ poked fun at Shane Jacobson, the 49-year-old reflected on his own humble beginnings in the industry, saying he got his first ‘lucky break’ on the Palais stage. 

The joke is on them! The judges weren't laughing for long, as each of them became the target of their own joke, with Nicole Scherzinger seemingly being the most embarrassed

The joke is on them! The judges weren’t laughing for long, as each of them became the target of their own joke, with Nicole Scherzinger seemingly being the most embarrassed

What's new pussycat? When JJ told the audience he needed to 'dump' his current girlfriend because he'd found a new love interest, Nicole was taken aback when he said: 'Hello, Pussycat!'

What’s new pussycat? When JJ told the audience he needed to ‘dump’ his current girlfriend because he’d found a new love interest, Nicole was taken aback when he said: ‘Hello, Pussycat!’

‘Where you’re standing right now was where my career started at the age of 10. This venue has been amazing to me,’ Shane told the youngster.

He added: ‘This venue has the ability to launch careers and you know how they get launched? By one lucky break and do you know how they can come?’ 

Shane then pressed the gold buzzer, while saying: ‘They can come in gold!’ 

The seven-year-old will appear in the semi-final alongside the two other Golden Buzzer recipients: Blind performer Paul Kapeleris and 15-year-old singer Olina Loau.

Flashback! After JJ poked fun at Shane Jacobson, the 49-year-old reflected on his own humble beginnings in the industry, saying he got his first 'lucky break' on the Palais stage

Flashback! After JJ poked fun at Shane Jacobson, the 49-year-old reflected on his own humble beginnings in the industry, saying he got his first ‘lucky break’ on the Palais stage

He's a winner! The seven-year-old will appear in the semi-final alongside the two other Golden Buzzer recipients: Blind performer Paul Kapeleris and 15-year-old singer Olina Loau

He’s a winner! The seven-year-old will appear in the semi-final alongside the two other Golden Buzzer recipients: Blind performer Paul Kapeleris and 15-year-old singer Olina Loau

Daily Mail UK

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