Strictly Come Dancing star Dianne Buswell's tears have been described as 'genuine' after she faced the dreaded dance-off with her celebrity dance partner Bobby Brazier.
The Australian dancer and the EastEnders actor kickstarted the latest live show and it wasn't just any old night. It was the annual Blackpool special which saw the remaining couples perform in the iconic Tower Ballroom.
The pair were one of seven couples to make it through to week nine of the BBC One dance contest as, per the show's annual tradition, they ditched the usual Elstree studio for a much more famous venue up North.
And opening the show was Bobby and Dianne. READ MORE: BBC Strictly Come Dancing's Ellie Leach's mum breaks silence on daughter and Vito Coppola amid 'romance' rumours READ MORE: Read more of today's top stories from the Manchester Evening News The actor, known for playing Freddie Slater in BBC One soap EastEnders, and model and his Australian dance partner kicked things off with their colourful and bouncy jive to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk