Strcitly Come Dancing fans are absolutely fuming after former JLS star Aston Merrygold was eliminated during last night’s show.
The pop star, who had been a favourite to win from the beginning, crashed out of the competition after a dance off with The Saturdays’ Mollie King. He had found himself in the bottom two on Saturday evening after judge Craig Revel Horwood had given him a seemingly harsh score of 4 for his waltz with partner Janette Manrara.
The elimination is up there with the most controversial results in the programme’s history: in a RadioTimes.com poll,which has seen over 6,700 votes at the time of writing, 70% of viewers have said that the judges made the wrong decision to send Aston home. Have your say below:
Strictly fans on Twitter – including former judge Alesha Dixon, past contestants Susanna Reid and Deborah Meaden, and pro dancer Karen Clifton – were up in arms.
Craig giving Aston a 4 basically put the nail in the coffin! Ridiculous! Can't believe one of the best dancers has left so soon!!! #Strictly