The ‘EastEnders’ actor topped the leaderboard, receiving three nines from the judges, raising suspicions that he may have previously trained as a dancer.
However, the snake-hipped star has taken to Twitter to deny the claims, insisting that he’d never got his (professional) dance shoes on before this year’s series kicked off.
While ‘Strictly’ viewers and judges were left stunned by Jake’s moves, one person who apparently isn’t too happy is Sir Bruce Forsyth, who apparently reckons the judges were too generous with their scores.
Jake may have made the first two weeks of ‘Strictly’ look easy but it wasn’t so simple for his fellow dancers and Gregg Wallace became the first star to leave the competition.
It seems nerves got the better of Gregg, who later revealed he was so worried that he cried hours before stepping foot on the dancefloor.