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Friday 22 August 2014

Walliams meets 'idol' Rylan Clark

David Walliams joked that he wanted to play Rylan Clark in the film of his life

David Walliams couldn't contain his excitement when he met one of his "idols" - X Factor reject Rylan Clark.

The funnyman and the axed talent show wannabe came face-to-face on Daybreak, where Rylan is filling in as a showbiz reporter.

"This is the best moment of my life," David told the Essex performer.

Rylan said: "Everyone thinks we're the same person."

Hugging Rylan, Little Britain star David replied: "People thought I was playing him in The X Factor... I'm going to play you in a movie of your life."

Rylan joked: "I think you should. Although there's not really a lot gone on to be fair."

David later tweeted a photo of the pair hugging, with the caption: "My life is now complete."

And in reply to a tweet joking that he looked "the campest person there", David teased: "Rylan is actually very butch in real life. He has a wife and kids."

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