It was an incredible moment for Strictly Come Dancing, which saw it embrace and celebrate its LGBTQ+ audience. But it seems that the show's first same-sex couple dance, which saw professionals Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima perform together, garnered almost 200 complaints to the BBC, it was revealed on Thursday. According to the channel they received the most complaints they received this month was about their dance, as 189 viewers protested to the routine. Unhappy: Strictly Come Dancing's same-sex dance between Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima has sparked almost 200 complaints to the BBC, it was revealed on Thursday In a statement responding to the complaints, the BBC said: 'Strictly Come Dancing is an inclusive show and is proud to have been able to facilitate the dance between Johannes and Graziano during the Professionals’ dance. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Hollyoaks star Ali Bastian displays her growing baby bump in... Strictly's Alex Scott … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing’s same-sex dance between Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima sparks almost 200 complaints to the BBC
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Nearly 200 Strictly Come Dancing viewers complained after the show aired its first ever same-sex dance on Sunday November 3's results show. Despite Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima's beautiful barefoot routine winning plaudits and rave reviews on Twitter, 189 viewers found it so offensive they actually complained to the BBC. In data released every two weeks by the broadcaster, nearly 200 people found the routine "offensive to feature two men dancing as a pair". In a statement defending its decision to feature a same-sex dance, the BBC said: " Strictly Come Dancing is an inclusive show and is proud to have been able to facilitate the dance between Johannes and Graziano during the Professionals' dance. "They are dancers first and foremost, and their sex had no bearing on their routine." Johannes told Hello! magazine ahead of the performance: "I've never felt so liberated. For the first time in my life, I feel accepted for who I am. That says so much about the people of this … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing’s same-sex dance got 200 complaints from homophobic viewers
FORMER Tory MP Ann Widdecombe took the world of Celebrity Big Brother 2018 house by storm - but she is now having a political comeback. The 71-year-old has put her retirement on hold to “campaign vigorously” for the European elections which saw her elected. Who is Ann Widdecombe? Ann, 71, is a former Conservative MP for Maidstone. She served as an MP from 1987 to 2010 and was also a member of the Conservative Christian Fellowship. Always a vocal politician, she famously remarked about Michael Howard that "there is something of the night about him", leading him to be satirised as a vampire ever since. Ann retired from politics at the 2010 general election and has appeared on TV and radio in her retirement.She has fronted her own series, Ann Widdecombe to the Rescue, acting as an agony aunt and also served as question master on a Sky quiz show called Cleverdicks. Known for her firm views on many controversial topics and her religious beliefs, she has also presented … [Read more...] about How old is Ann Widdecombe, when was the Brexit Party MEP on Strictly?
Smiling young music fans cheerfully wave their arms as they dance to entrancing beats, surrounded by the lush trees and undergrowth of the tranquil forest setting. Others relax nearby snapping photos of themselves in costumes ranging from Egyptian gods to medieval knights, TV and movie characters, a full set of Deal Or No Deal suitcase girls - or just strategically-placed glitter. Suddenly, the happy, chilled-out vibe is shattered as up to 10 police officers muscle their way in with a sniffer dog in tow to check the revellers for drugs. Secret Garden, held on Friday to Sunday this weekend on a wooded farm southwest of Sydney, is the latest example of the NSW Government's heavy-handed approach to music festivals Daily Mail Australia doesn't suggest any revellers photographed at the event took drugs or did anything illegal Secret Garden, held on Friday to Sunday this weekend with 5,000 people on a wooded farm southwest of Sydney, is the latest example of the NSW Government's … [Read more...] about ‘The whole day started off with a feeling of fear’: Inside the last ever Secret Garden music festival as heavy policing and strict anti-drug regulations drive dance parties out of business
They tied the knot in a romantic ceremony with their nearest and dearest last month. And four weeks after the date, John Torode shared a sweet tribute to his 'properly gorgeous' wife Lisa as he shared a snap of their first dance on Thursday morning. The celebrity chef, 54, gushed over his ladylove with a heartfelt post which read: 'Married 4 weeks today.. our first dance. B****y hell you are gorgeous, properly gorgeous. Love you.' True love: John Torode shared a sweet tribute to his 'properly gorgeous' wife Lisa as he shared a snap of their first dance on Thursday morning In the image, John held Lisa in a close embrace on the dance floor as they slowed danced in front of their wedding guests on their special day. The room was stunningly lit with dazzling white and purple lights while the couple's photographer stood in the background hoping to get the perfect shot. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Maura Higgins and Ferne McCann sport dramatically plunging... … [Read more...] about John Torode shares sweet tribute to his ‘properly gorgeous’ wife Lisa as he posts snap of their first dance in celebration of four weeks of marriage