Digital Spy now has a newsletter – sign up to get it sent straight to your inbox. A former Britain's Got Talent contestant has admitted that her 'hypnotist dog' was a fake all along. "I've decided to tell the truth because Princess is retiring," she said (via Mail Online). Is Krystyna Lennon in possession of the world's only canine hypnotist? We chat to cast and crew to find out how it was adapted from book to TV series. This has all, understandably, led to cries of Hypnodog being a fake. We round up the best TV and movies highlights coming to Netflix and available through your BT TV box in January and the rest of 2020. Promptly, all nine participants fell to the floor after looking at the dog’s big, dark eyes for a matter of moments. She added: "I've had an absolutely hilarious journey and have had the chance to meet so many celebrities, who all say they have been terrified or really excited to meet me. 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"It does make me laugh when I look back at all the people I've hypnotised and they believe that the power lies with the dog.". We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. The act was – if you hadn’t already guessed – a dog that had mastered the tricky art of hypnosis. "It's all about belief, I have to make her victims believe they are going to be hypnotised by a dog. Photo credit: ITV Pictures / Thames / Syco / Tom Dymond. The act was – if you hadn’t already guessed – a dog that had mastered the tricky art of hypnosis. After 'hypnotising' Simon Cowell during the auditions process and going on to perform for celebrities including James Corden and the Loose Women, Krystyna has finally revealed the truth of Princess's powers. "It's not fair to string everybody along and let them believe she has super powers when she doesn't have any. Ant and Dec also forgot that the number 7 existed once they had come nose to wet nose with Hypnodog, just for good measure. The thing is, when Lennon walked onto the stage and introduced herself, she stated that she was a “comedy stage hypnotist”. The arena audience – and judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Alesha Dixon – seemed understandably sceptical. It’s rare to have a first on Britain’s Got Talent. Somehow, we doubt it... It’s rare to have a first on Britain’s Got Talent. It's not that Princess has powers – she's just an ordinary dog – it's that people believe she has powers. 'Britain's Got Talent' video previews: Dogs and Marmite. Twitter was divided as the show aired, with some dismissing the dog as a phoney and being amazed by her special skills. With an annual influx of singers and street dancers, we really did sit up on Saturday night when Krystyna Lennon and Hypnodog auditioned in front of 11.9 million viewers. Want up-to-the-minute entertainment news and features? The Grand Tour Madagascar special: When are the boys back? Lennon has denied this, saying that in order to really appreciate the world’s only canine hypnotist, you need to see Hypnodog live. After denying "fakery" rumours for years, Krystyna has now revealed that Princess is "just an ordinary dog" and that her marks only fall into a trance because they believe they are being hypnotised. It’s a bit of fun, it’s fake, it’s just something to giggle at over your tea on a Saturday night. Lennon stated that you only had to look into her pooch’s eyes to suddenly be overcome with tiredness and fall asleep. No kidding. And isn’t the purpose of BGT to entertain us? But others have been won over as to Hypnodog’s powers. If Lennon developed the act to be purely comedic, there could be something in Hypnodog. The Stranger comes to Netflix with a different setting, new characters, and Jennifer Saunders! I have had some doubts about revealing the truth, but it's part of my story because the work I am trying to do now is getting people to realise that they are hypnotised by loads of things in everyday life and they just don't realise.". If nothing else, this should serve as a big, red warning buzzer that this isn’t an act to be taken seriously. 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But Simon Cowell’s verdict? Just hit 'Like' on our Digital Spy Facebook page and 'Follow' on our @digitalspy Instagram and Twitter accounts. Yet that’s not what Britain’s Got Talent is meant to be about. So Lennon invited seven (supposedly) random members of the public, along with presenters Ant and Dec, to come up and be put under Hypnodog’s spell. With an annual influx of singers and street dancers, we really did sit up on Saturday night when Krystyna Lennon and Hypnodog auditioned in front of 11.9 million viewers. Krystyna also explained how she felt compelled to share the truth now that Princess is retiring from the trade. Krystyna Lennon auditioned for the ITV talent search series in 2015 alongside her dog Princess (also known as Hypnodog), who she claimed had special powers. A former Britain's Got Talent contestant has admitted that her 'hypnotist dog' was a fake all along. 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