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Strictly Come Dancing: Maisie Smith upsets viewers with Elsa costume

EastEnders actress looked more like Rapunzel, fans claimed

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Strictly Come Dancing fell victim to armchair nit-pickers last night as they took issue with the costume Maisie Smith was wearing.

It was Movie Week and the EastEnders star had a personal dream come true as she portrayed Elsa from Frozen.

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Maisie was excited to dance as Elsa on this week’s Strictly Come Dancing (Credit: BBC)

But some viewers’ fairy tale was shattered by the 19-year-old’s appearance.

Elsa wears a blue dress in the original film, and a white one in the sequel.

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Strictly is of course a family show and, with Elsa being such a popular dress-up outfit for so many girls, the fact Maisie was wearing a pink gown didn’t go unquestioned.

And the comments on Twitter were quick to pile up, with many claiming she looked more like Rapunzel from Tangled.

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Pink to make Prince Gorka wink? (Credit: BBC)

What did Strictly fans say about Maisie’s Elsa dress?

One fan said: “Did the brilliant @bbcstrictly costume dept watch the wrong Disney film? Maisie was def dressed as Rapunzel not Elsa.”

Another shared a jokey meme as they said: “Me, when I realise Maisie off #Strictly is wearing the wrong colour dress for Elsa.”

A third added: “Maisie as Elsa on Strictly is gorgeous, but why is her dress is a lilacy pink not blue? Before they said she was Elsa I thought she might be Rapunzel.”

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