Fans of aerialist Matthew Richardson breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday night as the Savannah, Georgia graphic designer was named the third wild card of “America’s Got Talent” Season 14. Matthew’s original audition, in which he performed an aerial hoop routine, wowed judges Simon Cowell
, Howie Mandel
, Julianne Hough
and Gabrielle Union
. However, when the 33-year-old returned in the Judge Cuts he was eliminated following his touching tribute to his father who passed away of cancer. Are you happy Matthew is back on “Agt” in next week’s Quarterfinals 3? Sound off down in the comments section.
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“When you think of professionals, you think of people who’ve trained their whole life,” Matthew declared back in his audition. “You don’t think that you can start this sort of thing at 20-something years old.