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Strictly Come Dancing – 2021 Winner Revealed – SPOILER

It’s almost Christmas, which means the Strictly Come Dancing winner has been announced.

Please note: This article contains spoilers, if you do not want to know the results, please do not scroll on.

The popular BBC dancing competition was hosted once again by Tess Daley and Claudia Winkleman, with Tess on the dance floor and Claudia in the upstairs interview studio.

From our neck of the woods, the show included North East entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star Sara Davies, however, she was sadly knocked out of the competition on the eighth week, alongside dance partner Aljaž Škorjanec.

Who won the competition?

The winner of this years competition was announced on Saturday night, Eastenders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis took the Strictly trophy, beating John Whaite.

Rose and her partner Giovanni Pernice were overwhelmed, with Pernice getting emotional as he took his first trophy in the competition.

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Chatting about her partner on the show, she said “You are an incredible teacher, a wonderful friend. We have been through a lot together, and no matter how busy we are, you’ve always got a piece of my heart.”

Rose is the first ever deaf-star on the show, with many titling her an inspiration to the whole of the deaf community worldwide.

Chief Executive of the National Deaf Children’s Society, Susan Daniels, said:

“Congratulations to Rose and Giovanni on winning the Glitterball Trophy and for giving us such inspirational entertainment during your time on Strictly.

“It’s hard to overstate just what an impact Rose has made, not only on deaf children and young people, but also on the public’s understanding of deafness.

“Throughout her Strictly journey, she’s been a shining example to deaf and hearing people alike. This could be a new dawn for deaf children and young people everywhere because it’s clear for all to see that with the right support and the will to succeed, they can aim for the stars.

“Strictly may have come to an end, but we sincerely hope that this surge of interest in deafness and the desire to engage with deaf people continues long into the future.”

Strictly Come Dancing – 2021 Winner Revealed – SPOILER

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