'AGT' Fans Accuse Max Major of “Cheating” During His Semifinal Performance
• America's Got Talent season 15 semifinals wrap up on Wednesday night.
• On Tuesday evening, contestant Max Major was accused by AGT fans of "cheating" while performing his stunt.
• Heidi Klum loved the act, claiming Max is "worthy" of his own show in Las Vegas.
• Max will find out if America puts him through to the finale, which airs September 22 and 23 on NBC.
Mentalist Max Major caused a major storm on America's Got Talent Twitter last night.
The contestant, who performed Tuesday in hopes of moving onto the AGT two-part finale on September 22 and 23, stirred up controversy while attempting an elaborate six-minute stunt. For the trick, Max asked host Terry Crews, judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Sofía Vergara, and random audience members to select a number between one and 36. But while gathering numbers from the virtual audience, Twitter noticed that a young female audience member actually requested the number "13" instead of "14." Still, Max went with "14."
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Although it seems like it wouldn't be a big deal if Max had accidentally misheard the audience member, Twitter argues that his entire act would've been ruined if he had went with "13" instead of "14." Why? Because at the end of the trick, all of the numbers selected ended up appearing on a crumpled lottery ticket ...
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