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The Sentimentalists

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Information
Age (at audition) 25 & 44
Sex Mixed
Act Mentalist Duo
Seasons 14
Position Reached Quarterfinalist

The Sentimentalists were a mentalist duo act from Season 14 of America's Got Talent. They were eliminated in the Judge Cuts, but returned as a wildcard in the Quarterfinals, where they were eliminated again.

Background

The Sentimentalists consists of mentalist duo Mysterion and Steffie Kay. 

They are celebrity mind reading sensations and your next entertainment solution. Toronto based mentalists they have appeared at The Magic Castle in Hollywood. They have thrilled audiences on NBC, CW, Travel channel, Bell TV, Sirus radio and more. They have appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us in 2018 where they successfully fooled the duo. [1]

Audition

The Sentimentalists' audition in Episode 1406 consisted of Mysterion asking the audience to draw images of random objects onto slips of paper. For the first mental trick, they correctly predicted that Gabrielle Union drew a tree. For the second trick they had all the drawings put in a wind box in which Terry Crews entered and randomly chose one. The duo successfully drew a heart on paper which matched the one Terry chose and then also guessed that someone in the audience by the name of Chelsea had drawn it. Before the final verdict, Mysterion had Simon Cowell guess a celebrity and Steffie correctly guessed it to be Lassie. Although Howie Mandel voted "no," Gabrielle, Julianne Hough and Simon voted "yes," sending The Sentimentalists to the Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

The Sentimentalists' Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1407 consisted of correctly predicting an image Brad Paisley selected from his phone as well as the colors of marbles picked by each of the judges. Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, and Simon Cowell gave the duo standing ovations. Their performance was not strong enough for the judges to advance to the Quarterfinals eliminating them from the competition instead of Lukas & Falco. However, they were chosen as one of the Quarterfinal Wild Card acts, reinstating them into the Quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals

The Sentimentalists' Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1413 consisted of a routine involving the judges' senses and sweet treats. However, a mishap occurred during the act and Steffie was forced to remove her blindfold to correctly guess which treat Julianne Hough was eating. They did not receive enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1414, eliminating them from the competition instead of V.Unbeatable.

Trivia

  • Shortly after The Sentimentalists' Quarterfinals performance, Gabrielle Union admitted that Steffie had incorrectly guessed which treat she was eating; Steffie guessed bubble gum, but the treat was actually cinnamon-flavored. [2]

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