Who hasn’t heard about the British dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing? Most of us very well know about the dance show, right? Well, this year, more than the Strictly Dance curse and the coming together of the several iconic couples, the show is in the news this year for its voting scandals. Strictly Come Dancing voting scandal is what we will have to look at here in this article. Other than this, we will also have a look at who all are affected because of the strictly come dancing voting scandal. We will also see who all are behind the scandal.
The British dance reality shows Strictly Come Dancing is a competition between celebrity partners, mainly in Ballroom and Latin dance style. The show was created by Fenia Vardanis, Karen Smith, and Richard Hopkins. Sir Bruce Forsyth, Tess Daly, and Claudia Winkleman have presented the show since 2004. Robin Lee-Perrella, along with Moria Ross, Glenn Coomber, Louise Rainbow, Sarah James, produces the show. Strictly Come Dancing was developed by Karen Smith. Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman, Arlene Philips, Alesha Dixon, Darcey Bussell, Shirley Ballas, Motsi Mabuse, Anton Du Beke are the judges of the show. The show aired for the first time on 15 May 2004 on the BBC One channel. The new episode of the show gets released every Saturday.
Strictly Come Dancing Voting Scandal
Back in 2008 too the Strictly Come Dancing faced a voting scandal, and now after 12 years, it’s another scandal. This year, the show was much in talk because of the curse and the coming together of some well-known celebrity couple, and now the show gained all media attention because of strictly come dancing voting scandal. As we all know, last week, the results of the top three finalists got leaked out. No one could prevent the leak, and the results were all in public.
As per the results that got leaked out, Nancy Xu, along with partner Rhys Stephenson is kicked off the show. As per the latest sources, Judi Love, too, is eliminated from the show. Rose Ayling Ellie, along with her partner Giovanni Pernice managed to bag the earliest perfect score ever. The love bird AJ Odudu and her Mr.perfect and the current boyfriend Kai Widdrington bagged the second. Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin bagged third place in the Strictly Come Dancing. But as per the public votes, the contestant who is least on the leader board is likely to get the maximum number of votes in the sixth week of the show. They are also likely to win the Glitterball Trophy.
As per the sources, the leaked voting figure shows Rose, Tom Fletcher, Adam Peaty, and John Whaite beg 62% of the public votes for the previous round of the competition that is of week five. Tom, along with his partner Amy Dowden received the majority of the votes, that is 19.1% votes. Followed by Rose and Giovanni, who managed to get 18.2% votes. Olympian Adam was voted with 16.4%. The least votes were given to the Great British Bake Off star, who just had 9% votes. In spite of the majority votes, Adam was in the bottom two least.
When the showrunners were questioned about the results and the voting scandal, it was told that all these were mere speculations by the media and the fans. But this is something not at all knew to hear. The show has been facing similar situations since 2008. Back then, something similar had happened. After almost a week of chaos, the question is what the new episode has to offer? The next episode of Strictly Come Dancing will get aired this Saturday that is on 13 November. All are eagerly waiting to see what twist the show comes up after all the scandal.
The show is currently waiting for its 19th series or season currently. It successfully completed almost six weeks, and just two more weeks of episodes are left for the season to come to an end. The celebrity contestants of the current series are Nina Wadia, Katie McGlynn, Robert Webb, Greg Wise, Ugo Monye, Judi Love, Adam Peaty, AJ Odudu, Dan Walker, John Whaite, Rhys Stepson, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Sara Davies, Tilly Ramsay, and Tom Fletcher. So now there is one among them all who’ll get the trophy. So just wait for the final episode of Strictly Come Dancing.
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