Strictly aware Come Dance, Carlos Gu had to delete an Instagram post after this week’s result was revealed before it was broadcast on the BBC.
Carlos, a new pro on this year’s hit show, had another great week in the ballroom on Saturday night, when he and his professional partner, CBBC star Molly Rainford, earned high praise and high marks from the judges on a one-handed waltz. , the heart of one of the West Side Story. The pair ended up at the top levels of the leaderboard once again, giving themselves a very strong chance of staying in the competition.
While stringent results always appear on BBC One on Sunday evenings, it is well known that they are actually recorded in the hours after the Saturday live show, so viewers have a limited window of time to get their votes. After all the shows.
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This has been the subject of contention to many viewers for a number of years, while others wait until late Saturday night, filled with expectations that the spoiler will make its way to Twitter. Those who played the waiting game this week were shocked and annoyed by reading the spoiler, as the identity of the bottom couple and the person back home sparked outrage.
The result is never officially broadcast until the end of Sunday’s results show, which means those who want to find out early should know where to find it on Twitter. However, Carlos revealed who came home in a post he posted on Instagram on Sunday. Excited fans who follow all the pro’s social media accounts were quick to score the reveal, which came via a comment written by Carlos.
It didn’t take long for the Instagram post to go away, but by this point, it had already caused a stir on Twitter. Warning fellow fans not to look, an account called Strictly Updates posted: “If you haven’t already. Don’t look at the caption on Carlos’s insta post SPOILER about who’s gone this weekend.”
A viewer who viewed the post also tweeted: “Carlos who leaks the tough spoiler has literally the same energy as every 2019 contestant he leaks every week,” prompting another Twitter user to respond: “He did what?!”
A third wrote: “Carlos did not literally become the new spoiler.”