Craig Revel Horwood made a mocking comment about Anton Du Beke throughout tonight’s Strictly (BBC)
Strictly Come Dancing choose Craig Revel Horwood delivered a slicing comment about skilled dancer Anton Du Beke on tonight’s present, mocking the actual fact Anton is ‘not up right here’ on the judging panel.
On Saturday evening, Strictly choose Motsi Mabuse made her highly-anticipated return to the present, having been absent for the previous couple of weeks following a interval of isolation after an ‘pressing’ journey to Germany.
Anton, who was eradicated together with his accomplice Jacqui Smith within the first week of the competitors, quickly joined the panel in her place, a lot to the delight of many Strictly viewers.
Tonight, whereas Craig was critiquing Invoice Bailey’s Jive routine with accomplice Oti Mabuse, the choose acquired some boos from these current within the studio.
Pausing his suggestions, Craig mentioned: ‘Is that Anton booing from a budget seats darling?’
He then said: ‘Sorry Anton, however you’re not up right here.’
This prompted laughs and additional boos from these current within the studio, together with former momentary choose Anton.
On the sound of the booing, Craig mentioned: ‘That’s extra prefer it, it fills me with pleasure.’
Some Strictly followers discovered Craig’s jibe amusing, with one Twitter person stating: ‘Gotta love a few of Craig’s sass.’
Nevertheless, others, together with former Strictly skilled dancer James Jordan, weren’t fairly so simply entertained.
James Jordan wasn’t impressed with Craig’s comment (Twitter/@The_JamesJordan)
‘That was a extremely d***y factor for Craig to say about Anton,’ he tweeted.
‘Displaying true colors about how he treats the professionals. I might simply by no means hold my mouth shut after I noticed it TO ANYONE.’
Becoming a member of within the dialogue, one other Twitter person responded: ‘I took it to be a little bit of a joke. They’ve recognized one another a very long time, I don’t suppose Anton would have taken it personally?’
Anton Du Beke loved a brief stint as a Strictly choose in Motsi Mabuse’s absence (Image: BBC/Man Levy)
One other individual remarked that ‘they need to have stored Anton Du Beke for the remainder of the sequence’, describing him as ‘wonderful’.
Let’s hope Craig and Anton are shut sufficient that it was taken as a innocent joke!
Week six of Strictly was a really eventful evening, with Motsi returning to the judging panel, HRVY turning into the primary 2020 star to achieve a perfect score of 30 and Maisie Smith receiving her first 10s of the series.
It’ll be a troublesome name to foretell who’ll find yourself within the backside two in tomorrow’s outcomes present!
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Sunday at 7.25pm on BBC One.