Dan Walker praised for Strictly improvement not thought ‘possible’
Crawley resident, BBC Breakfast host, and Strictly Come Dancing star Dan Walker has been praised for his hard work and improvement throughout the dance competition. Both judges and fans alike have applauded Dan for his transformation since week one. This series’ professional dancer-turned-judge Anton du Beke highlighted the journey since the beginning of the competition.
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“Listen. Are you the best dancer in the show? Maybe not.
“Have you had the best journey so far? Absolutely.”
The dance was inspired by Dancing in the Rain (Image: PA)
Fellow judge Motsi Mabuse echoed this and said: “I think you are pushing out of your comfort zone and it’s skyrocketing what’s happening to you. “When we compare you to the weeks behind I can see such a development in your performance skills.”
The praise didn’t stop on the show and Dan took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support. He tweeted: “Blown away by all of your wonderful comments about Strictly last night. “I would never have thought that was possible nine weeks ago.
“Both @NadiyaBychkova and I loved it and my little niece – Rosa – gave me a nine. “Have a gorgeous Sunday.” Dan and Nadiya made it into ‘thirty-land’ and scored 31 for their Charleston in the show’s week nine musical-themed special.
Before his dance on Saturday night’s show Dan said: “I never thought I would get to musicals week. “So now to be here and to get the chance to be Gene Kelly for 90 seconds, I mean come on. “I’m just going to go for it and hopefully it’ll be a Charleston to remember.”
But unfortunately for Dan and Nadiya, points aren’t awarded for the most improved and despite his ‘best performance’ the couple ended up in the danger zone at the bottom of the table.
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