Strictly Come Dancing fans were in for a treat as singing superstar Ed Sheeran performed in the final.
The singing superstar performed his hit song Bad Habits as viewers waited to find out if Rose Ayling-Ellis or John Whaite had been crowned 2021 champion.
But as fans enjoyed Ed’s guest appearance the spotlight was grabbed by the return of Strictly favourite Janette Manrara, who has been absent from the latest series of Strictly Come Dancing while she presents its spin-off show It Takes Two.
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The pro dancer made a triumphant return to the BBC dance show as she performed a passionate routine with her husband Aljaz Skorjanec.
(Image: Guy Levy/BBC)
And viewers loved their ‘sexy’ dance.
@CeriG24 tweeted: “When Alijaz and Jeanette gave eachother a little kiss at the end of that mind-blowing dance. Lovely to see Jeanette back! #Strictly.”
@loulour1982 said: “How fab was it to see the beautiful @JManrara and her equally beautiful husband @AljazSkorjanec dancing together again.”
@janeetaswan messaged: “That dance was off the charts sexy.”
@Grumparooz said: “That dance routine was insane.”
@_janeys_ praised: “Great to see Janette back on the dance floor! Ooosh the fire between them.”
And @Dean48Kev commented: “I wasn’t really listening to Ed, I was too busy watching this amazing dance.”
But @oldsoul65 complained: “Disgraceful behaviour by the audience for whooping at the dancers whilst Ed Sheeran was singing.
“Rude and disrespectful, it’s about time that they put a stop to it.”
This year Aljaz was partnered with Dragons’ Den star Sara Davies before being eliminated on week seven.
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Ahead of their performance Janette explained why their reunion on the dancefloor was so special.
“Tonight I dance once again w/ my beautiful @AljazSkorjanec,” she wrote on her Instagram.
” I have missed dancing w/ him more then I can explain. And what a special night to …….