Be sure to come dance Star Rose Ayling-Ellis has revealed who she thinks will win the 2022 series.
That EastEnders Actor is the ruler Strict Champion after winning the Glitterball Trophy with partner Giovanni Pernice in 2021.
Ayling-Ellis, who is deaf, wowed judges and audiences throughout the competition but was best known for her Couple’s Choice routine on Clean Bandit’s “Symphony.”
During the performance, the couple danced part of the routine in complete silence to recreate Ayling-Ellis’ experience of dancing without being able to hear the music for the audience.
Appears on This morning On Wednesday (November 16), Ayling-Ellis recalled her experience on the show and admitted she “can’t believe it’s been a year.”
“Everyone still remembers it, everyone still knows this dance,” said the 27-year-old.
“It sends a strong message, but I want to continue with the work. That’s the main thing to manage it. It doesn’t stop there… I think it made people realize that I’m more capable than I seem. And now it gives me more options.”
Host Holly Willoughby then asked Ayling-Ellis who she thought would win the new series, with the actor looking uncomfortable.
Prompting for an answer, she said: “Last week I said I think Hamza [Yassin].
“He’s such a beautiful dancer, really adorable. I met him personally and his heart is so big. So lovely.”
Wildlife presenter Yassin has turned into a dark horse this year Strict competition after they, along with partner Jowita Przystał, wowed the judges with their salsa and last week’s Afrobeats-inspired Couple’s Choice.
The cameraman and country file Guest presenter, who moved to the UK from Sudan aged eight and now lives in the Scottish Highlands, is the bookmakers’ favorite to win Strict 2022, followed by Helen Skelton and Will Mellor.
This week’s episode will see the remaining contestants perform at the Tower Ballroom as the show returns to Blackpool for the first time since 2019.
However, they will miss Tony Adams, who was forced to withdraw from the competition last week after injuring himself during his jive.
The former Arsenal player was set to face Tyler West in the dance-off.
Be sure to come dance continues on Saturday 19 November at 7.45pm on BBC One.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/rose-ayling-ellis-strictly-2022-winner-b2226291.html Strictly Come Dancing: Reigning champion Rose Ayling-Ellis shares her 2022 winner predictions