Molly Rainford previously shared an emotional post on Instagram Be sure to come dance Final.
The 22-year-old actor was the bookies’ favorite to exit the dance competition in the semi-finals on Sunday night (December 11), having already faced the dance-off four times in the series.
However, Rainford and his partner Carlos Gu made it to the final while avoiding the bottom two in Monday’s (December 12) results show.
Instead, Fleur East and Will Mellor faced the dance-off, with Mellor being eliminated.
Rainford celebrated reaching the final and posted on Instagram: “Words cannot describe the feeling. No one understands how grateful we are not just to be Be sure to come dance 2022 FINALISTS, but to get that spot in the finals, thank you [to] Your support and your votes.”
The actor has been open about working with Gu on his first series as a professional dancer on the show, explaining that reaching the finale is a memory they “would never forget.”
The dream of making it to the finals seemed “much harder to achieve” as time went on and they faced the dance-off on several occasions, Rainford said, but the pair persevered week after week.
“That song, and that Paso Doble in particular, really showed how strong we’ve become as a partnership,” she said of her semifinal dance to Destiny’s Child’s “Survivor,” adding that it allowed them to “take the lows, take them to.” use motivation and never give up”.
She wrote to Gu, “Thank you for believing in me even when I didn’t believe in myself. I’m so glad we worked together all those months ago, I couldn’t have done all this without you.”
In the comments, Gu called the actor a “true example for all young people out there.”
“It has been an absolutely amazing journey for me! Couldn’t be prouder,” he wrote.
After Gu found out they made it to the dance-off on Monday, Gu fought back tears during his interview with host Claudia Winkleman.
Rainford became the first celebrity to be announced as having made it through the semifinals. She is joined by Hamza Yassin, Helen Skelton and Fleur East.
Be sure to come dance ends Saturday 17 December at 19.05 on BBC One.
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