The kiss controversy isn’t quite ready to die down on Strictly Come Dancing, it seems.
Head judge Shirley Ballas appeared to dig Seann Walsh out tonight over his tonsil hockey with partner Katya Jones earlier this month.
After they’d danced the quickstep to Lightning Bolt by British singer Jake Bugg, Shirley Ballas poked fun at the pair.
“Not your best dance today, but a good effort. You did a little misstep,” she said, before adding with a naughty grin: “You felt it, didn’t you Seann? Tell Shirley you felt it. I know you did.”
It raised some titters in the studio audience, but some viewers weren’t that amused, assuming it was a reference to his dalliance with his pro dancer…
Shirley saying “You felt it Seann didn’t you?” 😂 Badly timed! #strictly
— Dave (@DavidMackayy) 20 October 2018
Oh dear that was a badly timed joke from Shirley considering Seann and Katya’s hard week recently #Strictly
— Christopher Wood (@ChrisJW1987) 20 October 2018
Others love the dynamic between the judge and comic, though…
— Frank Byrne (@FBD6w) 20 October 2018
— Ryan White (@RyWhite) 20 October 2018
Meanwhile, Darcey Bussell seemingly also couldn’t help but allude to another Strictly rumour.
This week professional dancer Dianne Buswell confirmed her split from her partner, Emmerdale actor Anthony Quinlan.
She had been dating Anthony for around 10 months but, according to The Sun, the split was prompted by concerns over Buswell’s working relationship with Joe Sugg.
YouTube star Joe and Dianne took to the floor and danced the waltz to Sleeping At Last’s The Rainbow Connection.
After, Bussell congratulated Joe for “taking control” and suggested the pair were creating a “sweet romance” on the floor, causing more laughter across the auditorium.
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