Dancing on Ice fans claim Kimberly Wyatt was ‘robbed’ as they spot winner theme

Dancing on Ice viewers are blasting the ITV skating series claiming dancer Kimberly Wyatt was ‘robbed’ of a chance to skate in the finale.

Angry viewers also criticised the show for its lack of female winners after seeing the fifth man in a row lift the trophy.

The Pussycat Dolls star skated her way to a perfect score with a moving performance to Joni Mitchell classic River, but fans were angered when she was robbed of her place in the final.

After a stellar performance by all three couple, a three way tie on the leaderboard left the series with the closest final ever.

With only two spots left to skate Torvill and Dean's iconic Bolero in a final bid for glory, Kimberly and Mark were given the axe, despite their perfect scores.

Twitter exploded with tweets from angry fans, before Regan went on to be crowned Dancing on Ice winner.

"Gutted for Kimberly. She was the most consistent the entire season and in my opinion she’s been robbed. Such a beautiful performer #DancingonIce," said one angry viewer.

A second added: "I am truly gutted for her as she was the best! Mark also deserves a win, he is always so good!"

While a third agreed: “Angry and disgusted Kimberly got 3rd when she should have won."

Fans were also quick to point out a disturbing ‘theme’ after fans spotted a huge gap in female winners over the last five seasons.

Capital FM's Sonny Jay lifted the trophy last year with Joe Swash, James Jordan, Jake Quickenden and Ray Quinn – who won for a second time in the 'All Stars' edition of the show – in the years previous.

The last female winner was in 2013 when Olympian Beth Tweddle and skating partner Daniel Whiston won the popular skating competition.

Reaction on Twitter saw more anger from viewers watching at home.

"Totally predictable outcome, there has been only men in the final two for years, is it because mostly women vote? Kimberly so deserved to be in the final two. Won’t be watching anymore,” blasted one viewer.

A second added: "Here's a suggestion next year only have male celebrities as it seems it's impossible for a female to win. Well done to Regan but i still think Kimberly deserved to be one of the final two.

This year was a hard one as I also thought Brendan was brilliant."

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