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'Disgusted' Strictly fans brand voting public 'racist' after Tameka Empson follows Melvin Odoom's elimination
'Disgusted' social media users argued that there was a pattern emerging on Sunday night after Tameka Empson's exit directly followed Melvin Odoom's departure in Week 1 of Strictly Come Dancing.
Strictly's Daisy Lowe is dancefloor ready in very short floral dress and oversized fluffy coat to walk dog Monty... as she admits she is 'so insecure'
She's been setting the dancefloor alight as a contestant in Strictly Come Dancing - and Daisy Lowe was dressed to the nines as she walked her dog Monty on Monday.
'I'm not a man-eater': Strictly star Laura Whitmore on partnering up with her best friend's former lover
Laura was the first star to kick off this season’s Strictly, with a red-hot cha cha that prompted even more headlines than Judge Rinder flashing his bare chest
'This is a nightmare': Tameka Empson is voted off Strictly Come Dancing as judges struggle to choose between EastEnders star and Laura Whitmore
The bottom two results shocked the judges who struggled to choose who to send home, with Len Goodman left with the casting vote which saw viewers favourite Tameka dancing her last dance.
'Rules for one and rules for another': Strictly fans 'fuming' as Tameka Empson performs dance off with an injury...a week after Anastacia pulls out of her showdown
While the public vote put her in the bottom two, some fans were left fuming with the result, especially after it was revealed the actress performed the final dance off, opposite Laura Whitmore, with an injury.
The one lesson I’ve learned from life: Strictly star Anastacia on why illness doesn't have to define you
Anastacia, 48, was diagnosed with Crohns at age 13 and has since had breast cancer twice. She is now appearing on Strictly and wants to empower other women who are going through the same.
Newly single Zoe Ball stocks up on homeware... after being spotted without her wedding ring following split from 'distraught' Norman Cook
The 45-year-old presenter appeared in good spirits as she loaded up her car in the John Lewis car park.
Leggy Laura Whitmore leaves Strictly show victorious alongside her rivals... after revealing speculation over her relationship with Giovanni Pernice is affecting her performance
Although sizzling in her show-stopping number, Laura Whitmore opted for a more demure look as she arrived back at her hotel following Saturday night's Strictly Come Dancing.
The former West End dancer, 51, had one hip replaced in 2013, but now says: ‘I wore out both joints from dancing and ballet and it was made worse by arthritis.'
'I have felt so insecure': Daisy Lowe discusses body image and says she wants to use Strictly platform to help other women feel good about their curves
Daisy Lowe, 27, wants to make women watching Strictly Come Dancing feel good about their bodies.
Danny Mac's fiancée Carley Stenson moves to London 'to combat Strictly Curse'... as he remains favourite to win Mirrorball with stunning partner Oti Mabuse
Danny Mac and his fiancee Carley Stenson have taken measures against the curse - by moving into a rented house in London for his time on the dance floor.
No nerves here! Strictly's Laura Whitmore looks glam in furry coat and glitzy headphones as she makes way to live show with partner Giovanni
Laura Whitmore looked on fine form as she left her London hotel on Saturday to head to the studio for the next live performance of BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing, which loomed hours away.
Laura Whitmore chomps down popcorn as she shows off her painful-looking Strictly Come Dancing bruises on night out
She's no doubt been working up an appetite. So it's perhaps not surprising that Laura Whitmore was spotted cowing down on a tasty treat while leaving the BBC studios on Friday night.
Zoe Ball leaves set of Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two without her wedding ring... amid reports ex Norman Cook is 'distraught' at prospect of divorce
Zoe Ball, 45, was pictured driving away from ITV studios in London on Friday not wearing her wedding ring.
'He nearly punched me!' Jack Whitehall admits to teasing Louise Redknapp's husband relentlessly about 'the Strictly curse'... as she jokes Jamie is getting 'angrier and angrier' about the jibes
Jack Whitehall confessed he may have pushed their friendship to the limit by teasing the former footballer about the infamous Strictly Come Dancing curse.
Girls' night out: Strictly stunner Daisy Lowe shows off her pert posterior in a black bodycon dress as she parties with Georgia May Foote
The stars were enjoying a well-deserved break from rehearsals, treating herself to an indulgent evening at the launch party for the new Cadbury Milk Tray advert in London on Thursday night.
Daisy Lowe enjoys a romantic evening stroll with boyfriend Bradley 'Frankie' Wade and her pet dog Monty
Heading out for a romantic moonlit stroll in North London with the model, the 27-year-old fashionista looked blissfully at peace.
'Everything hurts!' Strictly's Laura Whitmore reveals her painful looking bruises after dedicated rehearsal sessions with Giovanni Pernice
Laura Whitmore's success on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing comes with a price as she shared a number of excruciating looking bruises on Twitter.
Make-up free Daisy Lowe steps out in billowing cream dress and grunge boots as she heads to Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals
The model's performances thus far on Strictly Come Dancing have been impressive, but she looked unexpectedly glum as she headed to rehearsals for the BBC One dance series on Thursday.
Furious Bruno Tonioli 'threatened to walk out of Strictly Come Dancing results show after Anastacia's injury resulted in cancelled dance-off'
It's now been alleged that Bruno Tonioli was so angry about producers' decision to bend the rules and forgo the head-to-head dance that he stormed out of the BBC studios.
Why so Lowe? Daisy looks serious as she sports a quirky plaid skirt and velvet jacket combo for Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals
The catwalk queen, 27, looked uncharacteristically serious as she headed to rehearsals in central London on Wednesday.
Grinning Laura Whitmore and dance partner Giovanni Pernice leave the Strictly studios after EIGHT HOURS of rehearsals
The pair were leaving nothing to chance as they rehearsed for a gruelling eight-hour period in central London on Wednesday.
Getting the all-clear: Anastacia is back in Strictly rehearsals after ripped mastectomy scars caused her to miss dance off
Anastacia is back in rehearsals for Strictly Come Dancing after doctors gave her the all-clear to continue.
Zoe Ball finally DITCHES her wedding ring... despite reports ex Norman Cook is 'distraught' at prospect of divorce
She's previously chosen to wear her wedding ring on camera. But Zoe Ball changed that on Monday - when she ditched the wedding band on Strictly Come Dancing's spin-off show, It Takes Two.
Daisy Lowe heads to Strictly rehearsals wearing a camouflage top and jeans... as her ex stepdad says she has been 'kept from him for 13 years'
The 27-year-old model,whose mother is Pearl Lowe, was just 14 when she discovered Bronner Handwerger, 51, was not her father after a paternity test.
'I am devastated': Anastacia PULLS OUT of Strictly routine after ripping mastectomy scars... as show cancels dance-off for the first time in history
Anastacia was deemed too unfit to dance against fellow bottom place contestant Melvin Odoom on Sunday night after she ‘ripped’ her mastectomy scars during training in the week.
Laura Whitmore shows off her toned abs in a crop top as she and fellow dancing queen Daisy Lowe leave the Strictly hotel after first eviction show
The pair looked triumphant after surviving the competition's first elimination as they left their London hotel on Monday morning.
I'm backing Balls! Even Theresa May says she wants former shadow chancellor Ed Balls to win Strictly Come Dancing
Theresa May (left) exclusively revealed her support for Ed Balls (pictured right on Strictly on Saturday) to MailOnline at a bash at the Tory party conference in Birmingham last night.
'He is distraught': Norman Cook still 'doesn't want a divorce' from Zoe Ball... despite claims she was 'bored'
According to reports, the Fatboy Slim DJ is battling to save his relationship with Zoe Ball - with those close to him insisting 'he doesn't want a divorce'.
The night Ed went totally barny! Flapping like 'a mating rooster', Charleston of the Exchequer stuns Strictly
The former Shadow Chancellor and partner Katya Jones danced up a storm with a vigorous country-and-western, barn-dance style routine that even involved prop banjos.
'I need to see a medic': Pained Will Young calls for medical attention live on Strictly after pulling muscle during energetic jive
The 37-year-old Leave Right Now hitmaker threw himself into the Jive with Karen Clifton, although the high energy routine led to the star dramatically pulling a muscle in his leg
Giovanni Pernice flies solo at Strictly launch... days after splitting from ex-dance partner Georgia May Foote
He and Georgia May Foote confirmed their separation after a year-long romance just days ago.
'When did we have this row?' Laura Whitmore denies 'explosive' fall out with Georgia May Foote over Strictly Come Dancing's Giovanni Pernice
Laura Whitmore has moved to pour cold water on her alleged fall out with pal Georgia May Foote over Strictly Come Dancing's Giovanni Pernice.
'You worry the kids might be disturbed': Zoe Ball's father Johnny discusses fears for his grandchildren following star's split from husband Norman Cook
The presenter's father Johnny Ball has now spoken out about the shock break-up, insisting the former couple are still on good terms.
Daisy Lowe proves herself to be every inch the style chameleon as she swaps flirty mini for edgy denim jacket following Strictly rehearsals
The 27-year-old beauty displayed her naturally smooth and clear skin as she popped to the pharmacy, before an intense day of training with partner Aljaz Skorjanec on Thursday.
Laura Whitmore stuns in sheer blouse as she steps out with Strictly partner Giovanni Pernice... after Gleb Savchenko claims they'll 'hook up'
The pair were among the stars who attended The Last Tango show in the West End, which stars two ex performers from the BBC hit, Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace.
Daisy Lowe shows off her shapely legs in a bright yellow miniskirt as she heads to Strictly rehearsals
Daisy Lowe is determined to keep up the momentum of her successful debut after she wowed the judges with her 'dreamy' waltz alongside her dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec.
'I bet I wasn't the first or the last!' Zoe Ball's club fling TayTay Starhz speaks about her marriage split... and insists she 'wasn't happy' with Norman Cook
Boyband member TayTay Starhz has spoken out about the now-infamous incident with Zoe Ball, 45, in the wake of her split from her DJ husband Norman Cook.
Looks like she's having a Ball! Jovial Zoe continues to wear wedding ring... while her glum estranged husband Norman Cook ditches his gold band
On Tuesday morning, the radio and TV personality appeared not to have a care in the world as she made her way into BBC Radio 2's London studios with a broad smile on her face.
Labour will NEVER win power again if Jeremy Corbyn's grip on the party is not defeated, Ed Balls warns
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls said he was 'deeply fearful' about what will happen to the party with Jeremy Corbyn leading it into the next election.
Ex-Strictly star Gleb Savchenko insists Giovanni Pernice will hook up with dance partner Laura Whitmore... after wagering £100 he will be prove right
The 33-year-old Russian hunk spoke to Star magazine about the coupling between the pair and insisted that he foresaw Giovanni's now-defunct romance with his partner last year
'I was slightly gutted': James Jordan shocks the Loose Women panel as he admits he was disappointed to be paired with 'grandma' Pamela Stephenson, 66, on Strictly
Appearing on Tuesday's Loose Women alongside his wife and fellow ex Strictly pro Ola, James admitted he was 'gutted' to be paired with Pamela Stephenson.
Daisy Lowe displays her never-ending legs in thigh-grazing denim skirt as she leaves her hotel after waltzing to the top of the Strictly leaderboard
She waltz to the top of the leaderboard on Saturday night's first live Strictly show. And now a causally-clad Daisy Lowe swapped her ballroom attire for her a more low-key look on Sunday.
The sheer cheek of it! Daisy Lowe flashes her shapely bottom in a see-through skirt as she parties with pals
The 27-year-old let it all hang out later that night, when she stepped out with pals - including fellow competitor Melvin Odoom - to party at London's Gilgamesh.
Strictly business! Greg Rutherford looks suave in a sharp suit as he attends Deepwater Horizon premiere with glam dance partner Natalie Lowe
Greg Rutherford and his dancing partner Natalie Lowe seemed to be riding the residual wave of excitement as they attended the Deepwater Horizon premiere on Monday night.
Leggy Daisy Lowe swaps her glitzy ballgown for rock chick chic after scoring high on the Strictly leader board
The 27-year-old beauty was sure to flaunt her trademark long limbs in a pair of tight high-waisted black leggings that clung to her every curve as she stepped out with a gal pal on Monday in London.
'I feel grateful and I feel guilty': Anastacia reveals her motivation to succeed on Strictly as she announces partnership with Cancer Research UK
Announcing her partnership with Cancer Research UK, the 48-year-old singer - a survivor of the disease - revealed that her determination on the show is being fed by gratitude and guilt
'The curse would have to be very powerful!' Oksana Platero 'reveals husband Jonathan's relief' over her Strictly Come Dancing partnership with Judge Robert Rinder
The Strictly Come Dancing pro, 27, has admitted her husband has no worries when it comes to her being hit by the infamous 'strictly curse' with her gay partner Judge Robert Rinder.
'I thought you were so ill that I might lose you': Daisy Lowe reveals painful past with drug-addicted mother Pearl... after mesmerising Strictly viewers on the dance floor
The Strictly star, 27, admitted that there were times the young model thought she might 'lose' her mother, now 46, to her cruel drug addiction, according to The Mirror.
Sorry Ed, your strictly debut was more Gene Jelly than Gene Kelly: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last weekend's TV
Like alcoholics tumbling off the wagon, fans of Strictly Come Dancing went from abstinence to mad over-indulgence in one lunge, as the contest returned with a two-and-a-half-hour double bill.
'Janette is prettier than her': Former Strictly pro Gleb Savchenko throws shade at Daisy Lowe as he claims dance partner pal Aljaz Skorjanec's fiancé is better looking
Former Strictly Come Dancing pro Gleb Savchenko believes pal Aljaz Skorjanec's fiancée Janette Manrara is 'prettier' than his dance partner Daisy Lowe.
Back to the day job! Daisy Lowe looks super chic in head-to-toe pink for London Fashion Weekend...as she insists there's 'no chance' of a romance with her Strictly partner
The model stood out in hot pink as she strutted to the stylish event the morning after her Strictly debut.
Daisy Lowe flashes her taut stomach in a white crop top and floral skirt as she heads back to her hotel after topping the Strictly leaderboard
She's currently the one to beat with an impressive 32 points after performing an emotional waltz with partner Aljaz Skorjanec.
'Dress to the left to avoid embarrassment': Advice to 'over-excited' male Strictly contestants during sexy dance routines
Ola Jordan, 33, revealed that some former contestants forgot the advice and 'inevitably became aroused'. She said the woman can 'feel absolutely everything' during ballroom routines.
They're back! Strictly Come Dancing vs X Factor in battle of Saturday night TV... but can Simon Cowell stop the BBC show waltzing away with the ratings?
It managed to waltz away with millions more viewers last season, and now Strictly Come Dancing is back for another Saturday night showdown with the X Factor.
Daisy Lowe breaks down in tears after emotional waltz dedicated to her late grandfather as she manages to top the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard
She previously revealed that she would be dedicating her Strictly Come Dancing performances to her grandfather after he tragically passed away on her first day of rehearsals.
'It was very politically correct': Ed Balls fails to impress with his lacklustre waltz as he places bottom of the leaderboard on Strictly Come Dancing
At 300/1 to win, he's hardly one to watch in the competition. And whilst Ed managed to surprise some of the judges, he still failed to impress with his routing, coming in last place with partner Katya Jones.
Smooth sailing! Louise Redknapp wows with nautical-inspired routine on Strictly as besotted husband Jamie proudly watches on in the audience
They've been married for a blissful 18 years. And Jamie still seemed in awe of his talented wife Louise as he watched her tear up the floor on Saturday's episode of Strictly Come Dancing.
Olympian Greg Rutherford blows the Strictly judges away as he leapfrogs dance partner to land on top of the leaderboard... after he threatened to QUIT the show
Greg Rutherford, 29, utilised his springy limbs on Friday night's Strictly Come Dancing to leapfrog partner Natalie Lowe - wowing the judges with the height of the jump.
Strictly’s Joanne, hair apparent to blonde Kristina: How Clifton has been transformed to look just like 'man-eater' Rihanoff as Rutherford tops the leaderboard after impressing the judges
Unlike the light brown and red hair she sported when partnering DJ Scott Mills in 2014, the 32-year-old (pictured) has been given the ‘blonde bombshell’ treatment for series 14.
Look away, Georgia! Giovanni Pernice snuggles up to Laura Whitmore for a VERY sultry Cha Cha as the Irish presenter gushes over her 'gorgeous' partner on Strictly Come Dancing
He's been flooded with female attention since splitting from Georgia May Foote.
Strictly get leggy! Dancers Karen Hauer and Oksana Dmytrenko put their pins on parade as they prepare for first live show
The professional dancers looked ready to hit the floor as they left their London hotel ahead of the nerve-wracking season debut on Friday night.
'I had a complete meltdown': Greg Rutherford reveals he nearly QUIT Strictly Come Dancing after struggling to keep up with his fellow contestants
He's an Olympic champion with a plethora of medals and sporting achievements. But Greg, 29, has revealed he was left so intimidated by his fellow celebrity contestants that his partner had to perk him up,
Hot to (fox) trot! Daisy Lowe and Aljaz Skorjanec get put through their paces as the Strictly Come Dancing stars squeeze in last-minute rehearsals
They'll face the bright lights of the Strictly ballroom this weekend, when they perform their first dances. So the celebrity contestants were understandably feeling the pressure ahead of the live shows.
Ballroom buddies! Strictly partners Daisy Lowe and Aljaz Skorjanec put on a cosy display on the front row at the Oliver Spencer show during London Fashion Week
The 27-year-old model and her handsome dance partner attended the Oliver Spencer AW16 show during London Fashion Week on Tuesday.
Daisy Lowe flaunts her curves in a hot pink jumpsuit as she cuddles up to Strictly partner Aljaz Skorjanec at London Fashion Weekend party
She's been quickstepping all over town with her Strictly Come Dancing partner. And Daisy made another outing with the handsome professional dancer at the Saatchi Gallery on Wednesday.
Professional dancer Karen Hardy 'to replace Len Goodman as Strictly's head judge'... overtaking viewer favourite Anton du Beke
The pro, 46, has sparked speculation after being named a judge on the panel for the show's live tour - which will reportedly act as a type of trial for the permanent role, according to The Sun.
EXCLUSIVE 'Daisy's delicious!' Laila Rouass has high hopes for model Lowe as she looks ahead to the new series of Strictly Come Dancing
Speaking to MailOnline, the former Footballers Wives star admits she's already been struck by model Daisy, whose partnership with Aljaz Skornajec promises some sizzling chemistry.
Ed Balls' Strictly dancing partner Katya Jones stuns in dominatrix style leather hotpants and thigh-high boots at The Girl On The Train premiere
The Russian dance professional, 27, looked worlds apart from the tassels and glitter of the BBC competition in tiny leather hotpants and racy thigh-high boots.
'That's your last one': Ed Balls' Strictly dance partner Katya Jones reveals she's BANNED him from the booze ahead of live shows
Despite his dodgy moves, Ed Ball's dance partner Katya Jones is whipping the politician into shape - banning him from boozing, according to The Sun.
'We don't pay attention to curses': Strictly star Janette Manrara insists fiancé Aljaz Skorjanec only has eyes for her as he prepares for ballroom debut with Daisy Lowe
As Strictly returns for a fourteenth series, the fiancee of dance pro Aljaz Skorjanec remains confident their engagement will not be troubled by their ballroom partnership.
Sherlock creator Steven Moffat slams makers of The Great British Bake Off as he praises BBC for refusing to reward their 'greed'
The writer and producer has now added his voice to fray, attacking show makers Love Productions for reportedly demanding £25 million a year from the BBC.
'The Great British Bake Off will be damaged moving to C4 with the ad breaks and sponsorships': Strictly judge Bruno Tonioli fears for show's post-BBC future
The flamboyant Italian said he disagreed that the hit programme needed to move to Channel 4 in a £75 million switch, adding his friends Mel and Sue were right to quit as presenters.
Want to win Strictly, Ed? read my T-shirt! Portly Mr Balls steps out with his svelte dancing partner Katya Jones
Russian-born Miss Jones, 27, was pictured with Mr Balls, 49, during a break from rehearsals. The pair were seen again later the same day giving each other a friendly farewell hug.
Dance all night! Strictly's Louise Redknapp cuts a stylish figure in edgy leather jacket attending Malone Souliers LFW SS17 show
Despite her demanding schedule, Louise Redknapp, 41, made sure to take time out of her relentless dance sessions to attend designer Malone Souliers Spring Summer 2017 presentation in style.
'I don’t want him to think what is my wife wearing?' Louise Redknapp admits she's sticking to 'conservative' Strictly costumes out of respect for husband Jamie
Speaking to the MailOnline at the launch show this week, the former Eternal star admitted she's been picky when it comes to her costumes, out of respect for her ex footballer hubby.
The 33-year-old former Strictly Come Dancing professional arrived at the SS17 Ashley Isham show in London wearing just a racy black lace bra under the coat
Strictly's Daisy Lowe puts on a busty display as she leaves David Gardner's star-studded bash with new love interest Bradley 'Frankie' Wade
The 27-year-old Strictly Come Dancing contestant was seen beaming as she left Dave Gardner's star-studded bash in London on Friday.
Daisy Lowe flashes her lace lingerie in saucy sheer tea dress as she takes a break from Strictly rehearsals at Very Fashion Week party
The model, 27, displayed her bra and knickers for all to see as she headed to the V by Very SS17 Fashion Week party in a peach sheer dress on Thursday night.