‘AGT: Fantasy League’ Contestant Ichikawa Koikuchi Is Eliminated After Receiving Red Buzzer From Mel B

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Ichikawa Koikuchi failed to impress “America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League” judge Mel B with his farting act.

During the performance, the candidate asked Simon Cowell to join him on stage, but the latter simply declined his request. As Mel B said, “Absolutely no,” Howie Mandel took the stage and performed a balloon trick with him.

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After the act, Mandel said, “I have to say, young man, put your finger on artistry. You can make $250,000 with that talent.”

On the other hand, Heidi Klum noted, “It didn’t stink. I once saw you online blowing out candles on a birthday cake. It’s dangerous.” Mel B, who didn’t like the performance at all, remarked: “No. Oh, hell no.”

Cowell said: “I always like artists like what they do best in the world. Is there anyone who does this best in the world? No.” Shortly after, Mel B replied, “What is wrong with you? This is just disgusting.”

Simon concluded: “Thank you very much again.”

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In the end, Mel B was so frustrated that she pressed all the other judges’ buzzers.

Ichikawa Koikuchi gets buzzed by “AGT: Fantasy League” judge Mel B (Instagram/@itikawakoikuti)
Ichikawa Koikuchi’s farting act was not appreciated by Mel B (@itikawakoikuti/Instagram)

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Who does Ichikawa Koikuchi make his living with?

Ichikawa Koikuchi, 43, is a Japanese artist who describes himself as a specialist in flatulence humor. Through his online presence, he has the ability to release gas at will, making farting his main talent.

The entertainer, who has been entertaining for many years, shows off his tricks on Instagram, where he has over 20,000 followers.


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Ichikawa Koikuchi reached the semi-finals of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ season 16

For those who don’t know, Ichikawa Koikuchi competed on season 16 of “Britain’s Got Talent”, managing to reach the semi-finals.

During her audition, Koikuchi demonstrated a series of fart tricks, such as blowing party horns, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, and popping a balloon.

Cowell and Bruno Tonioli initially hyped his performance, but the former later changed his mind.

Amanda Holden said there was no better platform for him than this show, while Tonioli described the act as an extraordinary and surreal experience.

During the semi-finals, Koikuchi used special effects to make his farts fluorescent while accompanied by an orchestra and ballet dancers. Her performance was highly praised, with judges questioning the originality and fairness of her act.

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Ichikawa Koikuchi was eliminated in the semi-finals of “Britain’s Got Talent” (@itikawakoikuti/Instagram)

Official complaints filed against Ichikawa Koikuchi after ‘farting’ on ‘BGT’

“Britain’s Got Talent” viewers have already filed complaints with Ofcom over Ichikawa Koikuchi’s performance which involved a lot of wind, according to a report from The US Sun.

The outlet was told by Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, that it had received 66 formal complaints after the episode premiered.

It stated: “Complaints related to a performance by self-proclaimed “fart” Ichikawa Koikuchi.

Official complaints filed against Ichikawa Koikuchi after farting on 'BGT' (Instagram/@itikawakoikuti)
Official complaints were filed against Ichikawa Koikuchi after his farting act was broadcast on ‘BGT’ (@itikawakoikuti/Instagram)

“AGT: Fantasy League” airs every Monday at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.

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