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Strictly Come Dancing: Fans spot JK Rowling in the audience

Strictly Come Dancing: Viewers went wild as they spotted JK Rowling in the audience on Saturday [BBC]

The Harry Potter author was spotted in the audience of the BBC ballroom dancing competition.

This week, Strictly Come Dancing travelled to Blackpool for its annual week in the famous city.

Susan Calman took to the floor to perform a Paso Doble with her partner Kevin Clifton.

But after their performance, Susan revealed her ‘geek gang’ were watching – with the camera panning to JK Rowling clapping for her friend.

Strictly Come Dancing: The Harry Potter author was in the crowd to support her friend Susan Calman [BBC]

Strictly Come Dancing: Fans at home went into meltdown as they notice the author in the audience [BBC]

Taking to Twitter, one viewer at home posted: “Is that Joanne Rowling?!! Talk about #squadGoals – #strictly”

With another writing: “I too want JK Rowling in my squad #Strictly #scd”

“I want J K Rowling to be my friend, too… #strictly,” added a third.

While a fourth posted: “Wow @jk_rowling is at Blackpool supporting @SusanCalman and @keviclifton #strictly”

Strictly Come Dancing: Susan has been paired with Kevin Clifton on the show [Wenn]

Earlier on in the day, Rowling revealed she’d brought her friend a sweet treat to help her in her performance.

As Susan prepared to take to the dance floor on Saturday night, she was gifted with a customised cake from the famous writer who had travelled to the city to see her dance. 

Sharing a photograph of a cupcake on Twitter, which was decorated with three 10s in reference to top scores, JK wrote to the comedian:  “Brought you a present.”

Replying to the note Susan wrote: “Thanks gorgeous. Hold it up after I dance.”

Strictly Come Dancing: Rowling regularly shows her support for Susan on social media [Getty]

The post comes after JK hinted to fans she would be in the audience to support her friend when she shared photograph of the Blackpool accompanied with the caption “excited.”

Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One.

Source: http://www.ok.co.uk/tv/strictly-come-dancing/1233487/strictly-come-dancing-jk-rowling-in-audience-harry-potter-susan-calman-friends-kevin-clifton

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