'Strictly Come Dancing': Craig Revel Horwood Claims He 'Won't Be Upset' If Ed Balls Wins

'He's waving a flag for the couch potatoes at home who sit on their bottoms doing nothing.'

Craig Revel Horwood has made a rather surprising ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ admission, admitting he wouldn’t mind if Ed Balls won the competition.

While Craig has been heavily critical of a number of the former Labour MP’s routines on the BBC ballroom show, the acid-tongued judge has said Ed is inspiring the nation to dance.

Craig Revel Horwood
Craig Revel Horwood
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Despite Craig’s backing, Ed was the lowest scoring contestant on Saturday’s (19 November) ‘Strictly’, bagging just 23 points out of a possible 40 for his Jive to ‘Great Balls Of Fire’.

<strong>Ed Balls performed a Jive on Saturday's show</strong>
Ed Balls performed a Jive on Saturday's show

However, he still managed to make it through to next week, when Greg Rutherford was eliminated after a dance off with Claudia Fragapane.

The politician recently vowed not to quit the series, despite some calls for him to do so, much like John Sergeant did back in 2008.

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ continues on Saturday at 7pm on BBC One.

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