Britain’s Got Talent star ‘excited’ to appear as across and change name

Ashley Gray, whom you may know better as Gabz, reached the final of Britain’s Got Talent back in 2013.

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Britain’s Got Talent: Gabz sings “The One” at a 2013 audition

A Britain’s Got Talent a star who delighted judges 10 years ago appeared as across and officially changed his name.

Ashley Gray, whom you may know better as Gabz the la ITV talent show, reached the final of Britain’s Got Talent back in 2013.

The then 13-year-old impressed the judges by performing a self-written rap song The One, which later reached number six on the UK charts.

A decade later, the singer shared some “exciting news” with his 110,000 TikTok members.

Using the pronouns he / she said, “Ash, if you didn’t know, I’m a transgender person and I’ve been waiting on the sex clinic waiting list for quite some time.

“I waited seven months and then yesterday I had my first date, which is really exciting.”

Ash delighted BGT judges in 2013



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The 23-year-old continued: “It went really well, I mean I just cried all the time, but it went really well.

“Which means I’ll be able to change the name on my passport and my gender mark on my passport, which is exciting.”

Ash – whose TikTok name is Ash Gray songs – revealed that he officially changed his name to Ashley a few months ago.

Ash shared his “outgoing” news at TikTok


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Ash was overwhelmed with support from fans


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Explaining the journey he has made and what is to come, Ash said: “I feel like a lot of waiting around for things is money problems.

“It’s so expensive, so going through the NHS it’s free. I feel like I will have updates on when I can start T (treatment) soon.

“I have to see how long it will take for top surgery, because hopefully I won’t have to raise any more money for it. Hopefully I can do it through the NHS.

“I’m really excited and I’ll keep you updated right now because I feel like I’m actually going somewhere with this.”

At the end of the two-minute video, Ash said, “I love you, thank you for all the love and support for my latest video. Goodbye!”

Fans showed their support in the comments, which left Ash overwhelmed but happy “crying on the bathroom” due to the outpouring of love.

One follower wrote: “Proud of you that you watched yourself bgt years ago that your doing amazing can’t wait to see your journey as a new u x.”

Another said, “Well done Ashley, be proud to be who you are and we love you xx”

A third said: “I am so proud of life !!!! You can see how much that means to you. “

While a fourth added: “This made my day (which was pretty rough) Congratulations !!!!! x”

A year ago Ash “reintroduced” himself on Instagramwriting: “If you didn’t know I was binary & this trip was really confusing for me & I’m sure for some of you too.

“I decided to be non-binary will no longer be a burden for. hold me back or keep me hidden.

“I want to be 100% authentic myself always! Hopefully in the future lots of kids like me won’t have to grow up so confused not fitting some labels.”

At the time, he said that people could still cause him Gabz, which was his artist / artist name – but he has since appeared to have changed all of his social media profiles to Ash Gray.

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