Strictly viewers thrilled as Janette Manrara returns to final to dance with husband Aljaz
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Strictly viewers thrilled as Janette Manrara returns to final with husband Aljaz Skorjanec

Fans joked the wife and husband couple should win the series

Strictly viewers were in raptures last night as Janette Manrara returned to the dance floor with husband Aljaz Skorjanec.

Janette, 38, has fronted spin off show It Takes Two during the 2021 series.

But the much-loved dancer was heartily welcomed back for a special performance in the final by fans on social media.

Strictly Come Dancing fans were over the moon to see Janette reunited with Aljaz in the final
Strictly  fans were over the moon to see Janette Manrara reunited with Aljaz Skorjanec in the final (Credit: BBC iPlayer)

Strictly: Janette and Aljaz in the final

The wife and husband pairing made a special appearance during Ed Sheeran’s performance of Bad Habits.

They put in a steamy and passionate performance that delighted fans during the musical interlude.

And the moment was clearly significant for the couple, too, with Janette expressing her excitement ahead of the show.

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Janette wrote on Instagram: “Dancing is how we met and fell in love. It‘s hard to express just how much our love is bounded by it.

“I have missed dancing with him more than I can explain; especially in such a beautiful ballroom like the one at @bbcstrictly.

“Tonight, for one night only, we are back in that beautiful ballroom dancing together.”

The couple sealed their passionate performance with a kiss
The couple sealed their passionate performance with a kiss (Credit: BBC iPlayer)

How did fans react to the final dance?

On Twitter, fans joked they were still calming down today after the sizzling showing yesterday evening (Saturday December 18).

One person tweeted on Sunday (December 19) morning: “Still calming down after Janette and Aljaz’s #Strictly dance.”

Can Aljaz and Janette win Strictly?

But at the time the show was airing, fans made it very clear they loved every moment of the dance between Janette and Aljaz.

“The best part of the #Strictly final today was the dance by Aljaz and Janette,” claimed one viewer.

“That dance to Ed Sheeran from Aljaz and Janette was pure fire,” tweeted another.

Many others echoed this person’s tweet: “Can Aljaz and Janette win #Strictly?”

While a fourth person joked: “Bloody hell. It’s a good job they’re married.”

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And a fifth person wrote: “Omg Aljaz and Janette burn that dance floor. They killed it. What a sexy couple. #Strictly #StrictlyComeDancing.”

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