'Strictly Come Dancing': Bruno Tonioli's Swearing Prompts On-Air Apology From Tess Daly

Oh Bruno.

Tess Daly was forced to apologise on Saturday’s (1 October) ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, after Bruno Tonioli swore live on air.

The judge forgot he was on pre-watershead TV when he passionately defended Claudia Fragapane and AJ Pritchard’s Waltz’s from Craig Revel Horwood’s criticism.

Bruno was heard saying “bollocks” repeatedly, after disagreeing with Craig’s accusation the Olympic gymnast was “hyper-extending a little bit”.

While his profanity was barely audible above the other judges also shouting Craig down, Tess still issued an apology to viewers later on in the show.

It’s second time one of the ‘Strictly’ stars has been caught swearing on the show in as many weeks, as during last Friday’s episode, professional dancer Natalie Lowe dropped the F-bomb.

It was another eventful evening on ‘Strictly’, with Ed Balls’ Charleston being the undoubted highlight.

Let’s just say the former Labour MP’s routine was everything we’d hoped for, and more.

Meanwhile, it was a bad night for Anastacia, who scored the lowest mark of all the contestants for her salsa to Fleur East’s ‘Sax with partner Brendan Cole.

The US singer was battling a last minute injury, which meant parts of her routine had to be changed.

As a result, she was awarded just 22 points out of a possible 40.

Anastacia had a difficult night after sustaining an injury
Anastacia had a difficult night after sustaining an injury

Elsewhere, three couples managed to score an impressive 32 points for their dances.

Danny Mac and Oti Mabuse’s Waltz to INXS’ ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ impressed, as did Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton’s Vienese Waltz to K.D. Lang’s ‘Hallelujah’, while Laura Whitmore and Giovanni Pernice’s Waltz to Alicia Keys’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ was also awarded the same score.

One couple will leave the competition during Sunday’s results show, airing at 7.15pm on BBC One.

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