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Strictly's James Jordan and wife Ola divided over Helen Skelton's sizzling 'revenge' dance

Strictly star Helen Skelton delivered a powerful routine last week, leading some fans to declare it her "revenge dance" following her split from rugby player Richie Myler, who is believed to be expecting a baby with his new girlfriend. Now co-parenting three children, Helen was nonetheless uncompromisingly glamorous at the weekend, delivering her best moves for the Friday night show.Yet Ola and James Jordan were undecided on exactly what to make of the performance that had captured everyone's emotion.While Ola insisted that the Countryfile presenter had "nailed" it, James exclaimed: "I just don't think it was worth a 10."He added in his Strictly Speaking column for Hello! magazine: "There weren't a huge amount of technical steps in it."Delivering a killer blow to Helen, he added that he didn't think her routine had been as technical as that of Kym Marsh, who was the 10th contestant to be eliminated on Saturday.James' words might have sounded harsh, but he then stated that the Couples Choice round sometimes gave little room to maneuver more difficult moves.Meanwhile, Ola praised: "I think there have definitely been points in the competition where Helen was well deserving of four tens and didn't get them...

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James Jordan divides fans with quip Matt Hancock is the 'best I'm a Celeb booking ever'
James Jordan, 44, is known for his bold statements every Saturday as he commentates on Strictly Come Dancing, however, on Wednesday the dancer shared his view on Matt Hancock's latest career move.The Conservative MP has been suspended from the party, as he takes part in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!, with Matt hoping to use his platform to "deliver important messages".James shared his controversial opinion surrounding the ITV show yesterday in view of his 238,000 Twitter followers.He penned: "Is Matt Hancock the best 'I’m A Celebrity' booking EVER?"May not be morally right and you may not like him for his actions BUT I bet he brings in more viewers for the show."Many social media users rushed to the comments to share their views on ITV's controversial booking.Sarahjanneee said: "As a front line worker, it’s the worst thing they could have done."It’s bought them publicity correct but I have never felt so disrespected and disregarded."This man played the whole country while we faced the worst shifts and times of our lives that some will NEVER recover from."DavidByatt added: "As long as it doesn’t become the Hancock Show and other housemates get air time."There are some strong personalities in there so it would be a shame for them if it all becomes about him."Plus I’m looking forward to him getting ripped a new one from the REAL celebs."Moggy1972 commented: "The rest of the campmates will have a boring time as I reckon Matt Hancock will vote to do all the tasks!"Since news broke of Hancock's appearance on the show, the MP has been met with lots of negative criticism over his latest career move.This has left the former Health Secretary to justify his decision to enter the ITV show.He said to The Sun: "It's our job as
Denise Welch lashes out at James Jordan over stance on Matt Hancock’s I’m A Celeb stint
Loose Women star Denise Welch hit back at James Jordan on Twitter today after the Strictly Come Dancing star shared his opinion on the controversy surrounding Matt Hancock’s entry into the jungle.The former Health Secretary has faced backlash following the announcement that he will be starring on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! just one year after Britain went into lockdown. James voiced his opinion about the politician’s upcoming reality TV gig on Twitter earlier today in view of his 328,000 followers. “Is Matt Hancock the best I’m A Celebrity booking EVER?” James asked. “May not be morally right and you may not like him for his actions BUT I bet he brings in more viewers for the show,” he added.Hours later, Denise blasted James for his comments in light of the many deaths that occurred during the coronavirus pandemic while Matt was Health Secretary.“And that’s all that matters is it James? The ratings?” Denise replied angrily, in front of her 539,400 followers.“What about those who had to leave loved ones crying alone in their homes because of his rules that he broke???”James was fairly sympathetic in his response, as he wrote back: “Hi babe, I never said it was right just stating facts.“Also, please don’t forget my dad was in and out of hospital and couldn’t get to him when he was dying from a brain tumour. “I was angry too - but can’t be angry forever - just never forget.“Big love to you and your family,” James added with a red heart emoji. Denise’s rage comes after a previous outburst on Twitter yesterday, as she reacted with fury to the news that Matt would be joining the I’m A Celeb line-up.The star wrote at the time: “I bet all those people living with the pain of not being ‘allowed’ to be with their loved