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Strictly speaking: Jacqui Smith and Anton du Beke are eliminated first


Jacqui Smith became the first celebrity to drop out of this year's Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday.

During the recorded results show, the 57-year-old politician met Jamie Laing, the star of Made In Chelsea, in this week's dance-off, after finishing at the bottom of the ranking with 25 and 31 out of 40 points respectively.

The broadcaster described her short stay in the series as the "greatest adventure" and thanked her professional partner Anton du Beke, whom she described as "an absolute joy".

She is out! Jacqui Smith was the first celebrity to drop out of this year's Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday (pictured with professional partner Anton du Beke).

Competition: During the first results show, the 57-year-old politician met Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing (pictured with professional partner Karen Hauer) in this week's dance-off.

Competition: During the first results show, the 57-year-old politician met Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing (pictured with professional partner Karen Hauer) in this week's dance-off.

The political commentator stayed behind when she and ballroom pro Anton, 54, performed their Samba to Help Yourself by Tom Jones again, while reality star Jamie, 31, and Karen Hauer, 38, performed American Smooth to Frank Sinatra's night and day danced.

Judges Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and Shirley Ballas have unanimously decided to send the CEO of Candy Kittens to next week's show, as their results from the entire competition were combined with the results of the votes of the audience.

When asked by 51-year-old presenter Tess Daly about her time on the show, Jacqui said, “I've had the greatest adventure imaginable. I'm just sorry that I can't go on with this man who was absolutely amazing and great.

"I'm not very ashamed to lose to these guys because they are a fantastic group of dancers": The broadcaster described their short stay on the series as "the greatest adventure".

Fierce: Reality star Jamie (31) and choreographer Karen (38) danced the American Smooth again to Frank Sinatra's day and night

Fierce: Reality star Jamie (31) and choreographer Karen (38) danced the American Smooth again to Frank Sinatra's day and night

Oh no: Jamie and Karen looked thoughtful when they were told they were going to face the dance

Oh no: Jamie and Karen looked thoughtful when they were told they would face the dance

Final Word: Judges Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas and Motsi Mabuse have unanimously decided to send the CEO of Candy Kittens to next week's show

Final Word: Judges Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas and Motsi Mabuse have unanimously decided to send the CEO of Candy Kittens to next week's show

Candid: When asked by 51-year-old presenter Tess Daly about her time on the show, Jacqui said, "I'm just sorry I can't go on with this man."

Candid: When asked by 51-year-old presenter Tess Daly about her time on the show, Jacqui said, "I'm just sorry I can't go on with this man."

“But I'm not very ashamed of losing to these guys because they are a fantastic group of dancers, they really are.

“So I'll watch you and support you. I would like to say to Anton that it was just an absolute pleasure to be with you. I am so pleased and proud to have spent this time with you.

"And for everyone on the program, I don't think people realize how brilliant the team that put this program together is and if we ever need it, we need it now, so thank you very much."

Sad times: The duo hugged goodbye when they ended their dance union after a hurricane

Sad times: The duo hugged goodbye as they ended their dance union after a hurricane

Historian: Strictly's first same-sex couple - Nicola Adams and Katya Jones - smiled as they sailed through to the next round

Historian: Strictly's first same-sex couple – Nicola Adams and Katya Jones – smiled as they sailed into the next round

Good news: Clara Amfo and Aljaz Skorjanec made it to the third week

Good news: Clara Amfo and Aljaz Skorjanec made it to the third week

Yay: Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey looked thoughtful when they were told they got through

Keep dancing: Dianne Buswell and Max George made it through week three

Do it: Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey as well as Dianne Buswell and Max George did it

Stylish: Amy Dowden and JJ Chalmers made it to the next round

Stylish: Amy Dowden and JJ Chalmers made it to the next round

Yay: Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe were overjoyed

Yes! Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez sailed through

Yay: Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe as well as Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez sailed through

This morning star Anton also praised his celebrity partner as he added, “Well, I loved every second of being in the studio with you.

“We laughed, you have a shocking sense of humor that I can't tell you. You are just the best and I loved it. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. & # 39;

Halloween themed, the professional dancers showed off their edgy footwork with a spooky routine while Sam Smith took the stage to perform their latest single, Diamonds.

The remaining eleven couples will take to the dance floor in a spectacular film special on November 9th.

Made it: Top favorites HRVY and Janette Manrara made it through

Made it: Top favorites HRVY and Janette Manrara made it through

The goal is: Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk looked delighted as they sailed around the area

The goal is: Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk looked delighted as they sailed around the area

Dancing: Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice were rewarded for their efforts

Dancing: Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice were rewarded for their efforts

Spooky: Instead of Halloween week, the pro dancers put on a spectacular performance

Spooky: Instead of Halloween week, the pro dancers put on a spectacular performance

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