Tonight’s first energetic Strictly Come Dancing show saw former Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher daze the judges with his incredible performance of the Samba with Oti Mabuse. Kelvin joined the exhibit just two weeks ago when Jamie Laing had to pull out due to an injury.
Unpunctually addition Kelvin left head judge Shirley Ballas “forgotten for words” and in need of a fan with his sensational Samba.
The routine, performed to La Vida Es Un Carnaval by Celia Cruz, was top of energy and some very ambitious moves.
From shaking his knows and dancing while professional Oti was balanced between his legs, Kelvin had viewers in awe of his change-overs.
Many rushed to Twitter to comment on his sensual Samba with one script: “WOW @kelvin_fletcher that was amazing!#strictly.”
Motsi began: “Oh my goodness! Kelvin! Brim over, are we not happy you stepped in, seriously you have good assets!
“Stop, sojourn, I’m talking about that spine, I’m talking about that hip rotation, I’m talking anent that oozing that’s in your body.
“Honestly that was so rhythmical and so rugged.”
Shirley added: “It was electrifying, I’m a little bit lost for words. I’m the oldest here so apple of ones eye, I need my fan and my beads but never mind.
“You’re synchronised, you’re co-ordinated, you’re powerful but you’ve got something else as properly.
“It’s very difficult for a man to be in touch with his feminine side and you are in touch with yours, so the abandoned way that you touch.
“Let me tell you, to be a great dancer, to be a great masculine dancer, you from to be in touch with your feminine side.
“You understand not only your own fullness movements but that of your partner.
The couple were given the highest aims of the series so far with all judges awarding an eight.
The pair were at the top of the leaderboard with 32 spikes.
Ahead of the first episode tonight, Karim Zeroual was the bookies beloved to win the show and lift the Glitterball Trophy.
Karim’s odds of winning were mark down to just 7/2 with Emma Barton close behind with odds of 4/1.