Dan Walker, 43, was referred to as out by Kelvin Fletcher on Saturday evening after he took to Twitter to point out his help for 2 of this 12 months’s Strictly Come Dancing contestants. The BBC host backed sports activities pundit Alex Scott, 35, and comic Chris Ramsey, 33, reminding viewers that they hadn’t had any earlier dance coaching earlier than the expertise present.
The BBC Breakfast presenter was impressed that the pair had made it by way of to the quarter finals with their restricted expertise, versus different celebrities who already knew their means round a dance flooring and had been eradicated.
And, though Alex and her professional companion Neil Jones have been eradicated in final evening’s outcomes present, she did a great job getting to this point.
Dan’s tweet learn: “I do know I’m biased on this one however value remembering Al will not be a dancer.
“She and @IAmChrisRamsey haven’t been to stage college or had years of coaching. All one of the best tonight @AlexScott #StrictlyComeDancing #Strictly.”
The publish obtained a wave of help from viewers who additionally applauded the pair for getting to this point within the competitors, however regardless of his candy publish, the presenter was referred to as out by one other contestant who he had mistakenly forgotten to incorporate.
Former Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher, needed everybody to know that he too hadn’t had any earlier dance expertise previous to approaching the present.
He stepped in final minute on the very starting of the expertise contest after Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing needed to pull out because of an ankle harm.
Taking to the feedback part for all to see, Kelvin despatched a quick, to the purpose, reply: “Me neither Dan,” he commented, with a thumbs up emoji.
Kelvin has been persistently excessive up on the leaderboard because the present started, as he and his professional dance companion Oti Mabuse proceed to wow the judges and viewers alike, each week.
“Haha sure apparently ballet educated because the age of eight…. thanks mate!” he responded, rolling his eyes on the seemingly false studies as Dan proceeded to name him a “pure expertise”.
Alex and Chris additionally thanked the breakfast presenter for his encouragement: “Thanks Dan,” Alex mentioned as Chris replied: “Cheers Dan!”
Kelvin did not disappoint as soon as once more, as he and Oti Mabuse scored 39 factors on Saturday’s dwell present, falling in need of the highest spot.
Karim Zeroual and Amy Dowden secured a whopping full home of 10s for his or her Jive to You Cannot Cease the Beat from Hairspray for musicals week.
Kelvin and Oti danced the American Clean to Gaston from Disney’s Magnificence and the Beast, whereas Alex and Neil carried out the Samba to Joyful Joyful from Sister Act, scoring 27 factors, leaving them on the backside of the leader-board.
Chris and Karen Hauer scored 28 for his or her Foxtrot to Take into account Your self from Oliver!
All in all, not too dangerous for non-dancers who made it to the quarter-finals.
However sadly, Sunday’s outcomes present was the final time Alex and Neil would grace the Strictly ballroom collectively, as a part of the competitors.
The pair have been have been within the backside two towards Chris and Karen, after receiving the bottom votes from viewers.
4 celebrities left – who will survive the semi-finals this weekend?
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday on BBC.