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Wednesday 5th August 2020

Strictly Come Dancing: Chris Ramsey eliminated in semi-final

He battled Karim Zeroual in the dance-off

The three celebrities in next week's Strictly Come Dancing final have been revealed, as comedian Chris Ramsey was kicked out in the semi-final results show.

Soap stars Kelvin Fletcher and Emma Barton will battle it out for the Glitter Ball trophy alongside presenter Karim Zeroual and their respective pro dancers.

The semi-final's leaderboard (Credit: BBC)

Karim found himself in the dance-off opposite Chris, as the judges and viewers' votes combined put them in the bottom two.

Dad-of-one Chris was bookies' fave to get the boot from the BBC show tonight, at Coral, Bet365 and Ladbrokes.

The moment Karim discovered he was in the dance-off (Credit: BBC)

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When Chris discovered he was in the dance-off, he predicted his own exit, quipping: Against Karim? Shall we just call it an early night and go home?"

Chris predicted he would go home tonight (Credit: BBC)

Chris and Karen Hauer went first in the dance-off, performing their Rumba from Saturday night again, while Karim and Amy Dowden followed with their American Smooth.

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All judges agreed that Karim should be saved. Viewers were sad to say goodbye to Chris.

One posted on Twitter: "Aww bless Chris. Such a nice bloke."

Another wrote: "Chris AND Karen have both been absolute stars this year, the series would have been worse off without them."

A third said: "Chris, your Strictly experience has been an absolute joy to watch every week. Well done!"

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The Strictly Come Dancing 2019 final airs on Saturday December 14 at 7.05pm on BBC One.