Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Ninth celebrity is eliminated

Strictly Come Dancing: Susan Calman was sent home [BBC]

On Sunday’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing, Susan Calman found herself in a dance-off with Alexandra Burke. 

Susan did her American Smooth to Beyond the Sea by Bobby Darin with dance partner Kevin Clifton. 

While Alexandra performed her Rumba to Halo by Beyonce with dance partner Gorka Marquez. 

However, the Scottish comedian was eliminated from the competition as the judges unanimously voted to save Alexandra.

Strictly Come Dancing: Alexandra Burke found herself in the dance-off [BBC]

Strictly Come Dancing: Alexandra Burke and Susan Calman found themselves in the dance-off [BBC]

Susan couldn’t contain her tears as she broke down crying as she gave an emotional goodbye speech. 

The 43-year-old said: “I have loved every minute of it.

“Most of all, I have made a friend for life – Kevin may not have won the Glitter Ball this year, but he has won Strictly for me.”

Viewers were left in tears over the emotional speech and took to Twitter to share their thoughts over the elimination. 

Strictly Come Dancing: Susan Calman and Kevin Clifton were eliminated[BBC]

Strictly Come Dancing: Viewers were in tears over Susan Calman’s speech and elimination

One person said: “Awwww!! I will miss Susan & Kevin!! They were amazing!! Love, love, love Susan!! #Strictly That speech was lovely!!”

A different user put: “Susan’s speech is amazing and full of love. Just like her. #Strictly.”

While another account added: “I’m not crying at Susan’s leaving speech on Strictly, you are… #Strictly.”

Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One. 


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