Strictly Come Dancing Results: Lulu And Brendan's Competition Is Over

The Huffington Post UK     First Posted: 06/11/11 20:15   Updated: 06/11/11 22:54

Strictly Come Dancing has said goodbye to another pair, as Lulu and partner Brendan became the latest to leave the show.

Although she was sad to leave, Lulu said: "It's been a very special experience."

The Shout singer was up against boxer Audley Harrison and his partner Nathalie in the bottom two and few expected Lulu to be sent home.

Judge Craig said he had expected Audley to take his final bow after the Guy Fawkes' Night special. "I think he's done amazingly well," he said. "But I personally think it's time to bid goodbye."

When the shock results were announced judge Bruno said: "I'm very very surprised... but she keeps getting her knickers in a twist, she needs to be consistent."

Last night Audley was criticised for having his "tongue hanging out of his head", by Craig. (Read a full review of all of last night's performances here.)

Neither Lulu or Audley performed the worst in terms of judges' scores last night, and Russell Grant was actually bottom of the leader board. However the public decided that he should stay in the competition, perhaps because of the 'comedy value' he brings to the show.

As part of his paso doble performance last night Russell rode a bucking bronco, a stunt Craig described as "astonishing".

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Click through our slideshow of all the contestants in this year's series and vote for who you think should win the competition...

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  • Holly Valance and Artem Chigvintsev

  • Alex Jones and James Jordan

  • Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor

  • Russell Grant and Flavia Cacace

  • Audley Harrison and Natalie Lowe

  • Lulu and Brendan Cole

  • Nancy Dell'Olio and Anton du Beke

  • Dan Lobb and Katya Virshilas

  • Rory Bremner and Erin Boag

  • Edwina Currie and Vincent Simone

  • Chelsee Healey and Pasha Kovalev

  • Harry Judd and Aliona Vilani

  • Jason Donovan and Kristina Rihanoff

  • Robbie Savage and Ola Jordan

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