Tom and his professional partner Amy Dowden danced to On My Own from Les Miserables and while their routine received a mixed reaction from the judges, who criticised the lack of emotion in the routine and awarded a total of 31 points.
But the McFly star was buoyed by a surprise message from Crowe, who of course played Javert in the 2021 film version of Les Miserables.
"I hear you’ve succumbed to your passion for dancing and I also hear you’re doing very well," said Crowe, offering words of support to the pair.
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"The bottom line is – all the best, mate. Good luck with it, have fun."
Maybe Russell himself could be convinced to take to join the Strictly Come Dancing line-up for 2022? We would like to see it.
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