Michelle Williams leaves Strictly, but Ann Widdecombe stays

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  • Despite her lack of dancing prowess, Ann remains in the TV talent show, while the Destiny's Child said goodbye

    Despite her lack of dancing prowess, Ann Widdecombe fox-trotted her way through to another week of Strictly Come Dancing, while Michelle Williams took her final bow.


    The Destiny’s Child’s Paso Doble proved unpopular with both the judges and the viewing public – and she was axed from the show after receiving the lowest number of votes.

    The singer’s performance with partner Brendan Cole was criticised as being ‘very stiff’ by the judges panel, with Bruno Tonioli adding: ‘You lost it so many times.’

    The combination of judges scores and public votes saw the US singer in the bottom two against Felicity Kendall, who managed to scrape through for another week.

    ‘I’m sad about going, but you know, at least I don’t have to worry about being in the bottom two again,’ said Michelle.

    ‘The best thing has been making friends, and dancing with the most amazing dancer, Brendan.’

    But, of course, Ann Widdecombe was once again the talk of the evening, as despite coming bottom on the judges score table, she was saved from elimination by the phone votes.

    Performing a foxtrot with partner Anton du Beke, the 63-year-old pranced around the stage in a neon pink dress and feathered shawl – and received less than favourable comments from the panel, with her efforts described as ‘laboured’ and ‘disorientated.’

    But what did YOU make of the result? Was Michelle the right person to go? Or is the time up for Ann Widdecombe? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below!


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