STRICTLY stars Stacey Dooley and Ashley Roberts flashed their brightest smiles after they headed to the present’s dwell semi remaining immedi
STRICTLY stars Stacey Dooley and Ashley Roberts flashed their brightest smiles after they headed to the present’s dwell semi remaining immediately.
The ladies seemed stylish as they left their resorts and stepped out into the blustery climate in London, displaying no signal of nerves forward of the competitors tonight.
Gearing up for battle, Stacey, 31, marched forth wearing a thick, full size overcoat, funky shades and idler sneakers.
Her competitor Ashley, 37, channelled her wilder aspect, wearing an animal print coat.
The Pussycat Doll is paired with Pasha Kovalev on this yr’s sequence, and a few followers assume her skilled dance background within the pop group offers her an unfair benefit.
Final week host Tess Daly waded in on the row and defended her, saying: “I’m certain Ashley’s by no means carried out the Viennese waltz in her profession with The Pussycat Dolls.
“I believe lower her somewhat slack… she hasn’t essentially danced in ballroom earlier than.”
AJ Pritchard and Lauren Steadman had been noticed heading to the studio after AJ informed The Solar On-line that his associate deserves to be within the remaining, as a result of she’s by no means had skilled dance coaching.
Most of the contestants have come underneath fireplace this yr after it was revealed they’d skilled dancing expertise, together with Ashley Roberts and Faye Tozer.
Lauren, 25, nevertheless is a world champion Paralympic athlete and had no expertise of dance earlier than becoming a member of the hit BBC present.
Talking completely to The Solar On-line forward of the semi-final, AJ, 24, defined: “We’d not be on the high of the leaderboard due to what Lauren’s expertise is however I really feel that we join with the viewers.
“And I hope we’re on the high of the leaderboard within the public’s eyes.
“Lauren’s had her moments, she’s been on the backside of the leaderboard for 2 weeks, and she or he’ll inform me she thinks nobody needs to see her dance once more.
Among the competitors’s different stars have labored as dancers earlier than[/caption]
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“However simply since you’re on the backside of the leaderboard, it’s in regards to the folks at residence which can be supporting you! It’s making an attempt to make use of the positives the present brings, life is just too brief. We’ve to have a look at that.
“Lauren is a world champion athlete! She’s not a dancer. However she’s labored so exhausting and she or he’s proved she’s worthy of a spot in that remaining.”
On the finish of final week’s present, which noticed Ashley saved after ending up within the dance off once more, viewers threatened to boycott the present.
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