Chris Ramsey and Karen Hauer

Strictly Come Dancing viewers accuse BBC of ‘stitch-up’ on Chris Ramsey

A difficult dance in the semi-final!

Fans of Strictly Come Dancing think bosses want Chris Ramsey booted from the competition.

This Saturday (07.12.19), the comedian and his pro partner Karen Hauer will be doing the rhumba – and some think the pair have been given the dance because producers want Chris off the show.

Chris Ramsey and Karen Hauer
Chris was in the dance off for the first time last weekend (Credit: BBC)

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On Twitter, frustrated viewers claimed the Geordie funnyman had been “set up” to fail.

Others called the situation a “stitch up” and claimed bosses were paving the way for pro Anton Du Beke to win with his celeb partner, soap star Emma Barton.

One said: “I would love to see Chris and Karen in the final, but by giving him a rhumba and a waltz, it seems the producers don’t feel the same!”

Another replied: “My thoughts too… total set up.”

Total stitch up giving Chris a rhumba the week before the final.

A third agreed: “Think it’s all a set up for Anton to win this time… NOT happy.”

Someone else tweeted: “Total stitch up giving Chris a rhumba the week before the final. Oh, and Anton gets a Waltz with Emma. Gutted but not surprised. Big love to @karen_hauer and @IAmChrisRamsey – you guys are what #Strictly is all about.”

A fifth wrote: “Looks like someone’s being set up to win. Isn’t it just convenient how [Emma] misses the Samba?”

“Ridiculous she’s getting a Waltz, like seriously producers want Anton to win,” claimed a sixth.

ED! contacted the BBC for comment.

Bookies currently have Chris down as the celebrity most likely to be booted off this weekend.

At Oddschecker, he is currently the favourite to go on Sunday with odds of 2/7, followed by Emma at 9/2 and Karim Zeroual at 10/1.

Former Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher, according to bookies, is the least likely to fall at the semi-final, at 40/1.

Oti Mabuse and Kelvin Fletcher
Oti and Kelvin are the least likely to go this weekend, according to bookies (Credit: BBC)

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Last weekend, Chris narrowly avoided elimination when he ended up in the dance-off against former footballer Alex Scott and pro Neil Jones.

After the couples’ dances, the judges made their decision. Both Craig and Motsi decided to save Alex and Neil, while Bruno then chose to save Chris and Karen. Head judge Shirley had casting vote and chose Chris and Karen, knocking Alex from the show.

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