Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Viewers have accused Giovanni Pernice of FAKING his reaction as he gets Debbie McGee as dance partner [BBC]
The professional dancer has been a Strictly Come Dancing family since 2015.
His embarked on a relationship with his dance partner, former Coronation Street actress Georgia May Foote following the competition.
He was then partnered with TV presenter Laura Whitmore in 2016, with their partnership sparking rumours of a romance.
However, this year Giovanni was partnered with an older partner in the form of the lovely Debbie McGee.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Giovanni Pernice was previously paired with Laura Whitmore [BBC]
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Fans think Giovanni Pernice’s reaction wasn’t genuine [BBC]
Saturday night’s glittering launch show saw the late Paul Daniels’ wife bag Giovanni as her dance partner.
The Italian hunk was seen gasping with joy before rushing over to Debbie and spending around.
But despite the Giovanni’s exuberant actions, Strictly viewers at home accused him of faking his reaction.
Taking to Twitter, several fans didn’t believe he was happy to get an older partner this year round, with many believing he just put on his apparent joy just to be courteous.
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Debbie McGee was excited ahead of the reveal [BBC]
“I loved how Pasha and Giovanni looked so pleased with their partners, whilst inwardly thinking ‘oh s**tballs’ #Strictly,” tweeted one viewer.
While another observed “Giovanni’s face was utter dismay for one second before he remembered to act delighted. No totty for you this year, Gio. #strictly #scd.”
A third viewer remarked: “Oh god Giovanni that was such a fake reaction. #Strictly.”
With another adding: “Aaand the award for totally over the top fake enthusiasm goes to….Giovanni. Well covered, son.”
Strictly Come dancing: Despite being paired with the lovely Debbie McGee, fans were not convinced by the dancer’s happiness [Getty ]
Despite viewers opinions, there is no proof that Giovanni was not pleased with his new dance partner.
Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One in two weeks time.