Karen Hauer has spoken out to defend her and Strictly Come Dancing partner Jamie Laing's position in the final after the couple made it through last weekend's dreaded dance-off for the fourth time.
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The pair, who are set to perform three dances in the BBC show's grand finale this weekend, were chatting to Zoe Ball about the semi-final's controversial dance-off, which saw Good Morning Britain host Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice voted out.
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Addressing the Made in Chelsea star, Karen said: "I've got to give it to you. This boy, he is so tough. He's tough, he's resilient. He comes back [and] he stays positive."
The pro-dancer continued: "He works hard and a lot of people don't see what he does behind the scenes. But he always stays positive and wanting to work. And that's why you've made the final."
Zoe made a quip made about the couple's repeated place in the dance-off, as she announced: "The only couple to have been in four dance-offs and got to the final!" She added: "You'll always have that one, I feel," before Jamie added: "That's our medal!"
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The pair spoke to Zoe Ball about landing a place in the final
The couple's chat on the BBC Two spin-off show comes soon after the semi-final caused a stir among fans with many debating whether the judges had made the right decision voting off Ranvir.
Viewers were surprised the mum-of-one wasn't saved by the judges, as it was Jamie's second week in a row in the bottom two.
One said: "OMG NO." Another wrote "Sorry whaaaaaat?" A third added that Ranvir "was definitely robbed & it looked like the other professionals thought so as well".
A fourth responded: "I'm speechless that they've sent @ranvir01 home tonight #Strictly." It was a split decision for the panel; while Craig Revel Horwood chose to save Jamie and Karen, Motsi voted for Ranvir and Giovanni.
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