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Author : dancejive

It’s the ninth week of SCD series five. We saw the couples dance two dances; a ballroom dance and a Latin dance. Alesha and Matthew danced the Tango and the Samba, they got 74 as their total score. Gethin and Camilla danced the Waltz and Salsa and got 74 as well. Third on the leader board were Matt and Flavia who scored a total of 65 for their Tango and Rumba. Fourth were Letitia and Darren who got 56, for their two dances; Quick step and Cha Cha Cha. In the bottom of the leader board were Kenny and Ola who got 53 as a total score for the Foxtrot and Rumba.  

Alesha and Gethin were really good in both dances. But I have to say that Alesha could have come out a bit more, you can tell that she was very nervous. For me she just didn’t go for it completely. Gethin has improved a lot, he is now at Alesha’s level. For his Salsa he scored 35 from the judges.  

I didn’t quite see Matt’s dances. He got 32 for his Tango and 33 for the Rumba. Letitia is someone who tries so hard and puts a lot of pressure on herself and this is not good in any type of performance. She needs to get rid of her nervousness and try and not be too stiff. She needs to loosen up a lot more, she seems as though she’s holding her breath all throughout the dance.  

Kenny got 30 for his Foxtrot and 23 for the Rumba. Kenny just walks on the dance floor sometimes. But he brings the entertainment to the show, and I think Ola is making use of that in the choreography by putting in steps that are not related to the particular dance.  

Well, tonight we will see someone leaving the dance competition, which means there will be only four couples left next week. Out of all the five couples it’s Matt and Letitia who has been in the bottom two before. If they are in the bottom two, then Letitia will be out.  

Who will be the one leaving the competition on the 9th Week?

Author : dancejive

Kelly has decided to pull out of SCD after her dad passed away on Monday night. I have to say I learnt about his death on Thursday, but admired Kelly’s decision to carry on dancing. I only found out that she had left just a couple of hours before the start of the show on Saturday. I was absolutely gutted, I felt like a 9 year old. I can absolutely 100% understand why she decided to leave. I just wish her all the very best and condolences to her family! The competition will not be the same without you, Kelly.  

Author : dancejive

The remaining seven couples danced either a quickstep, a samba, a Viennese waltz, the American smooth, salsa or cha-cha-cha.

Alesha was the star of last night by getting the highest score from the judges. She danced the cha-cha-cha. It was great to watch her move. She is so tall and got long legs but it didn’t stop her from doing all those cha-cha-cha moves. She’s beaten her record score of 38 from last week and she got 39, with Arlene, Len and Bruno giving her a 10. Craig said, ‘Totally amazing, you are fabulous’, Len said, ‘I’m going to say one thing, your best dance’ and Bruno was a bit excited as always and said ‘My pulse is racing, my heart is racing. It’s Diva time’.

Second from the judges leader board was Matt who got 38. Arlene said, ‘The Ramps returns. The memory of ‘hot hot hot’ was sizzling around this room like sausages on a barbecue’. Bruno said Matt was the ‘Spice boy’ of the competition.

Third was Gethin who did a quickstep and got 34 from the judges. Fourth was Letitia who got 32 for her Viennese Waltz. Fifth of the judges leader board was Kenny who got 30 for his American smooth. He just showed the viewers how much strength he had by lifting Ola up as if she was a rugby ball. Len pointed this out and said that this competition was not strictly come weight lifting. This is true and quite funny.

The biggest surprise for me was Kelly who was sixth (2nd last) on the judges leader board. She got 29 for her Samba. I thought the judges were a bit harsh on her. Their expectation for Kelly is so high that they’re marking her down. As Brendan said she’s not a professional dancer and I thought she deserved more than 29 for her dance. I mean she got all seven’s from three judges and just one eight from Bruno, whereas Kenny who wasn’t technically as good as Kelly got three eight’s and one six.

Last on the leader board was John who got 27 for his samba. I thought he was holding back a few times and at brief moments he’d really get into it and shake his hips. If he had given his all throughout the dance he’d have scored a lot more.

I have a feeling this time the two people in the dance off could be a surprise. I just hope Kelly stays in the competition as she’s gorgeous to watch and she can dance.

Author : dancejive

When Bruce was going to announce the results, I said, I always hope that it would be Kate who’d be voted out, but she never is the one. But tonight’s been the best result show of this series. Finally, Kate is out! What a relief! Now I can enjoy the show.

Someone at backstage said that ‘It’s a dance competition, and what next? Is Kate going to dance with crutches next week?’ It was nice to see someone on TV talking what I had in mind. This may sound cruel, but this is a dance competition and it is a shame that Gabby and Penny have been voted out.

Since Gabby got voted out, I haven’t really enjoyed watching the show. I thought we were heading for a Kenny and Kate final. Kenny can’t dance either, but he is very entertaining and likable unlike Kate.

Well, no more of Kate! Let’s just sit back and enjoy the show!

Author : dancejive

The ten couples in the competition danced either the Paso Doble or the Foxtrot, last night. Alesha and Matthew danced the foxtrot and got the highest score, 36, from the judges. Penny and Ian got 35 from the judges. The highest score for a Paso Doble for the night was for Letitia and Darren and Matt and Flavia, who got 31 from the judges.

 

Surprisingly Kate and Anton were not on the bottom of the leader board. They got 26 for their foxtrot. Before they went to dance Bruce said ‘Kate is not getting any better, Anton is getting worse’. I agree with this, I think Kate’s ungraceful dancing is forcing Anton to drag his feet across the dance floor. I think the judges purposely gave Kate higher marks and some nice comments so that the public won’t feel as much sympathy for her and would forget to vote for her. Len and Bruno gave 7 for Kate’s dance which is what Kelly got for her Paso Doble. I thought the judges were a bit harsh on Kelly, this could be because of the three lifts from last week, which shouldn’t be, as they should judge on last night’s performance alone. Well, it isn’t Kate who’s getting the votes anyway it’s Anton. I still think the public will keep Kate and Anton, because of Anton’s personality.

 

Kenny and Ola did a Paso Doble and got the lowest score of the night, 21. But I thought their dance was the most entertaining. Paso Doble really suited Kenny because of his physique. Arlene said to Kenny that masculinity came pouring out of him.

 

Let’s just see who will be voted out this week. I just hope it’s not someone who can actually dance.

Author : dancejive

We saw Gabby say goodbye to the SCD competition which was the biggest upset so far since the series began in 2004. Clearly Kate or Kenny should have been out of the competition. As people are saying this is a dancing competition and NOT a popularity contest like being on Big Brother or I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here. Some of those dancers are putting a lot of effort in training, sacrificing the time they spend with their family, one such example is Gabby and yet she’s out of the competition! Is this fair? And there are others who are just lazy and do only 2 hours of training per day like Kate. Well now the joke’s over, and viewers should seriously vote for the best dancers and not the worst. I don’t know who was the better dancer out of Gabby and Penny, but certainly Gabby was better at technical steps than Penny and Penny can do the expressions better than Gabby. Anyway the judges decided to keep Penny in as Penny’s performance on the dance off was better than Gabby’s. But I think that overall Gabby is better at all the different types of dances and I really admire her for all the cartwheels and splits that she does, being a 34 year old Mum.

Well, I’m not that keen on watching the show anymore. Normally when Friday comes I’m all excited about Saturday’s SCD show, but I think I might just do something else rather than watch that show where a bunch of people are stumbling and embarrassing themselves in-front of the nation!

Author : dancejive

Last night’s show was a very entertaining show, where we saw the couples either do an American Smooth or a Samba. Matt scored the highest from the judges, 36, for his flawless American Smooth.  Arlene said his dance was ‘absolutely fantastic with smooth lands and lifts’. Bruno said that Matt was in control and charismatic!. The lowest scorer was Kate who got only 16 for her stumbling performance of Samba. Poor Anton had to drag her around the floor, where she seemed to have given up half way through the dance. Craig said to Kate that her dance was entertaining but for all the wrong reasons. Arlene said that she was more like a dancing quail than a dancing queen.

We saw the two brunettes, Alisha and Kelly do the American Smooth where they scored 33 and 34 respectively. Bad boy Brendan had put three lifts into the choreography, where actually they were only allowed two. Craig said that if he had followed the rules then Kelly would have got a 10 from him.

Kenny did a Samba where he scored 18. It was hilarious to watch Kenny do the Samba, to me it looked more like a Paso Doble, where he was stalking behind Ola with his arms flared and had an evil smile on his face. Craig said that it was a dance disaster! Mrs Logan got some funny comments for her Samba, which got 30. Craig said that she was limping around like a wounded mule and Arlene said that she was like a sparrow pecking crumbs.

It was a night full of drama where we saw John nearly drop her dance partner Nicole in the last lift. He got 22 from the judges. We saw Kate nearly injure Anton with her disastrous Samba and Kenny nearly ate Ola with his Samba!

In the results show last Sunday we saw Willie and Erin leave the show, let’s see who will be leaving this week. I doubt it’ll be Kate, as the viewers like Anton, and he’ll be getting the votes which’ll save Kate!

Author : dancejive

It’s the first week of SCD and we saw the men dancing tonight . Compared to last year’s first week the standard was a lot better. All the men have done their best to stay in the competition and I thought the cutest was Gethin and the most likable was Willie.

I have to say that Matt disappointed me very much. Being the youngest contestant on the show he didn’t come out and give all his energy.

Let’s see who will be out first on tomorrow night’s results show.

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