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BBC Strictly Kirstie | 17:21 UK time, Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Is TV presenter Miss Jones the only one for you? Do you agree with Len that her Viennese Waltz with James was "simply beautiful"? Well then look no further than the Team Jalex page!

Here you can share your love for this "elegant and dreamy" pair by leaving your comments below and also find out more about everything that is Team Jalex.

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  • Comment number 1.

    Alex - You are doing are doing very well and you have a good teacher in James. If you can just increase your confidence in the latin and let go a little more you could replace Anita as the dark horse of the competition.

  • Comment number 2.

    I actually agreed with what James said - Len has no right in bashing the choreography. At the end of the day James is a professional dancer and the fact is that the choreography SHOULDN'T some under scrutiny. The show is about celebrities learning to dance and performing well. The celebrities aren't going to dance any better or any worse if the choreography is any different! They give constructive criticism to the best and worst dancers and everyone in the middle is almost forgotten about! I really feel sorry for the professional dancers when their choreography is scrutinised because it wasn't just James this week - Aliona and Brendan were also in receipt of critical comments which are just rude and unnecessary from the judges!

  • Comment number 3.

    Please don't change a thing Alex and James. Strictly is about dancing. If I want to watch a porn show I can look elsewhere. As a ballroom dancing instructor myself, your rumba was first class. As for the judges, I certainly wouldn't employ them at any of my contests. Don't let them fool you they have agendas set out for them, you don't need to be an expert to see that. Keep Dancing

  • Comment number 4.

    Nasty comments from Craig, whom I usually rate "best judge"! Don't let him destroy your confidence Alex. GO Girl!

  • Comment number 5.

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  • Comment number 6.

    Don't be discouraged Alex. Your next dance will be splendiferous.

  • Comment number 7.

    Alex Believe in yourself and follow what James says!

  • Comment number 8.

    Love Team Jalex, Alex just needs to relax (and listen to James!!) because we'll still love her no matter what & she has the best teacher, can't wait to see their paso! Not gonna comment on what happened on saturday because James was right....that's all there is to it! Let's Get James The Glitterball!!

  • Comment number 9.

    Alex, try to ignore what Craig said on Saturday night and keep up the great work. Listen and learn from James - he is a fab teacher and choreographer. Loving your dancing.

  • Comment number 10.

    Complaint: i can hardly see James in that picture its like if they are both fighting to be on the camera

  • Comment number 11.

    Jalex sound like something you put in sinks to get rid of stains! Honestly, these names.

    No matter. I do think that perhaps if their is a rivalry between Craig and James it is not doing their form in the contest any good.

    Granted Craig did give them an 8 but in week 1 it was a 4, in week 2 it was a 6 and last week it was a 4. Two 4's and a 6 with one 8 as the only good mark. This has a knock-on effect in their finishing. When he (Craig) did award the 8, with the other marks it put her 3rd which she did in week 3. Week 1 she finished in her week 6th and she was 7th last week.

    I am not predicting a high finish this week but at least I see her being the strongest Paso Doble with Lulu and Robbie the other two.

  • Comment number 12.

    I enjoy their dancing but I do not agree with James arguing - he appeared quite agressive and it spoilt the show - I found it uncomfortable! If he was in the right maybe that would be OK to voice his opinion. Regarding "lifts" - if lifts are put in all dances at all times - how do you differentiate? I also think Len was wrong to accept the lift this time (for Lulu) but in the last series he objected and marked a couple down (can't remember who that was at the moment) again quoting the "rules" - you have to be consistent. Alex you have the ability and the looks - just need a bit more confidence in yourself.

  • Comment number 13.

    Alex and James,
    you are my favourites,
    don't be so shy Alex, you're a beautiful girl and you can dance,
    and... you can't let you're fabulous One Show partner (Matt of course !!)
    down, last year it was Matt for me all the way, this time its You Alex.
    and what Graig said, just take it on the chin, he is the REAL PROFESSIONAL
    in SCD and knows what he is talking about !!

  • Comment number 14.

    Re: MrsPT29

    Regarding JJ's gob, I do think it does not endear him to Craig and isn't likely to get him a mark any higher than Craig thinks he deserves but if you look at my post above you will see why JJ may be a little miffed. When Craig has given a high mark, since Len, Bruno and Alesha have pretty much been consistent, he and Alex have done well. A high of 3rd. But because Craig's mark has been so low so consistently, Alex and James have struggled consistently. James knows how hard he is working Alex and it must be infuriating to see very little return for so much investment.

    Regarding the lifts, it seems some are more than happy to acknowledge SCD as an entertainment show but stop short of allowing the rules to be relaxed.

  • Comment number 15.

    Alex - don't let Craig put you off. He is only one person! I think Alesha knows more about being sexy than Craig, so listen to her.

  • Comment number 16.

    Oh Alex, there's lovely. Craig is a judge , he gives his opinion as he sees it of the dance, not of you, as he was at pains to explain on ITT earlier in the week. Come on girl, you are Beautiful (note capital B ) and some of your dances have been exquisite. Didnt Craig give you an 8 the week before? Not all dances suit all and as a modest girl this was always going to be a tough call. Put it behind you, move on. This week you will be fab- u- lous dahling!! Here is a big armchairdancer cuddle. x

  • Comment number 17.

    Good luck to Alex, sock it to them darling!

  • Comment number 18.

    Been looking at the marks given by each judge and do not be surprised if Craig awards Alex and James a mark of 4 or 5. EIGHT times he has awarded a couple a 4 and a 5.

  • Comment number 19.

    Dear Alex do hope you (are recovering have recovered) your confidence after the rumba - hope you saw Craig on ITT explaining that it was the rumba that was stiff and sexless not actually you - he qualified with fact with Zoe that of course as a person you were beautiful and sexy - nearest thing to an apology you are probably going to get from Craig I should imagine. Anyway do hope you have been able to put this behind you now with James' help and are now able to move forward with your paso this evening. Hope all goes well.

  • Comment number 20.

    first time to add a blog Team alex and james get our vote every week we love you.

  • Comment number 21.

    Good luck tonight, knock Craig's eyes out with the beauty of your moves :)

  • Comment number 22.

    Good luck tonight Alex. James will take good care of you and not let nasty old Craig (he's my favourite really but I didn't like seeing you so upset. He did kind of apologise on ITT this week) upset you!! Just believe in yourself. You are a lovely dancer who just needs to build on her confidence.

  • Comment number 23.

    Well done my lovely! You were great.

  • Comment number 24.

    Hello Alex & James,
    I really loved your performance tonight. As soon as i heard the opening bars of the Evanescence track i knew we were in for something special!
    (Incidentally, some of you may recall that way back in series 2 Brendan Cole danced the Paso Doble with Sarah Manners to exactly the same track! I thought at the time that that too was an awesome performance!)
    It just goes to show how important the choice of song is in setting the scene. It worked beautifully! Well done Alex. I absolutely love your dancing - you are fast becoming my favourite! Hope you're back next week...

  • Comment number 25.

    Well done tonight Team Jalex! Seemed like Craig himself realized how much his comment hurt you last week. :)

  • Comment number 26.

    I totally agree with Mistress_Meaker, you are doing great Alex keep it up.
    A truly beautiful preformance.
    Will see you back next week DEFO.

  • Comment number 27.

    Well done Miss Jones. See you next week. x

  • Comment number 28.

    Just a quick note to say HOORAY!!!!
    Well done this week Alex and James thought it was brilliant!!!!! Loved it dogs and nephews were scared by James however all hiding behind sofa!!!!!! Or was it their dad before he went to the hallowean party.....

  • Comment number 29.

    Alex your a lovely Dancer and have a great teacher, what i wouldnt do to be a celebrity and be on the show, and to dance with James. Enjoyed your dance tonight, looking forward to what your doing next week. Keep it up, dont forget, at the end of the night, the veiwers are the judges that get to keep you in. Keep dancing.

  • Comment number 30.

    I would just like someone to explain to me a couple of things, why if one couple make a mistake, but hey its entertainment, get favourable marks, but if a better dancer makes mistakes, why then are the comments from the judges harsher and only a slightly better mark? Also if there are rules, why are some allowed to get away with breaking them and others cant? Its usually Len who is strict about the Ballroom side of it, but he let Brendan get away with it a couple of weeks ago, yet about series 5? (i think) Len went mad at Brendan for a lift.

  • Comment number 31.

    Len is the most inconsistent judge- ever! He has clear favourites and dislikes every year. Many of his comments are horribly adolescent and unsuitable. End of rant.
    Thought Alex was gr8 last night. Well done girl!

  • Comment number 32.

    Keep it going Alex, you were absolutely Brilliant, and you looked gorgeous,
    TIP: let your hair grow long, it looks very good on you !!

  • Comment number 33.

    LOVE YOU ALEX! You are one of my favourite Celebs to ever be on this show. I think you are sweet and so genuine. I hope you show the rest that they need to scared of you and James (Who they most probably are already afraid of). You will be a Finalist. I can just feel it :)
    GO ALEX AND JAMES!

  • Comment number 34.

    Superb performance last night - Alex was gorgeous and James was as scary as ever! Keep up the great work

  • Comment number 35.

    Alex and James to win, lets have a female champ this yesr. good luck.x

  • Comment number 36.

    Alex & James, wow you are fab ! i vote for you everytime, i love your dancing you make a great match, i hope you get the final nailed !! and go one better than Matt!!!! you are beautiful and sexy !!!! and so are you Alex :) i love james to sink his teeth in to my neck!!!!! go team jalex.

  • Comment number 37.

    You were gorgeous tonight Alex, be proud of yourself.

  • Comment number 38.

    Alex you are wonderful.keep doing what you are doing.your dance last night was on of the best by any celebrity ever.well done.James keep up the great work.good luck. Ricky.

  • Comment number 39.

    I'm loving watching you and James, thought your dance on saturday was beautiful xxx You go girl !!!! Love it, well done James your choreography is always brilliant!

  • Comment number 40.

    Well done on the Paso this week Alex & James! Good comments from ALL the judges too.

    And Alex – you looked absolutely sensational – that dress! You are gorgeous darhling!

    Alesha’s right Alex – you are a beautiful girl who can dance, so have faith and keep your confidence and spirits up.

    I’ll be voting again for you as I do every week.
    Good luck and everything crossed for next week - Go Team Jalex!!!!!
    xxx

  • Comment number 41.

    On http://www.bbc.co.uk/strictlycomedancing/2011/dancers/ there is mention of a "Matt Barker" in the pages for Alex Jones and Aliona Vilani. I'm sure they mean Matt Baker. Come on guys - get it right.

  • Comment number 42.

    Alex yes it's so good seeing you more relaxed and starting to finally enjoy the dancing and glad you have been able to put the upset of the ruma behind you and positively look forwards.

  • Comment number 43.

    Hi Alex!
    Just HAD to leave you another message of support!
    You are doing SO well.
    We all love you lots and have faith in you.
    Can't wait to see you dance again on Saturday!

  • Comment number 44.

    You are doing very well in the competition, I hope you win, you are my favourite couple!

  • Comment number 45.

    You go girl, getting better & better, James is an excellent teacher, & your gaining more confiedence as the weeks go by, do it for us Alex,(Wales) can't wait to see you each week, James makes me laugh so cheeky!

  • Comment number 46.

    Hello Alex! You are doing so well. You are my favourite. I can't wait to see you on saturday.

  • Comment number 47.

    Alex is my favourite! I love Team Jalex.

  • Comment number 48.

    Alex and James - I am so proud of you both for getting this far in strictly, James needs to have the glitterball this year :) - I loved your paso - it was amazing, even though you were very scary James :) Loved everything and cannot wait till saturday night - I will be voting :) Much love to Team Jalex

  • Comment number 49.

    Alex - you are so lovely & your Halloween Passa was enchanting. I thought your sexy catsuit was fab & you carried it off well. You have learnt to act & push yourself, improving every week. (I have to say - You are my favourite!) Keep it up Girl! (Hello James - you're not bad either!) Zo x

  • Comment number 50.

    I do soooo agree with Zoe (no.49), jou're my favourite too !!
    and I'm not Welsh !
    James is alright as long as he can take some critic from the judges !!

  • Comment number 51.

    I am a great admirer of Alex she comes across as being very sweet and honest and not at all competitive - James as we all know is very competitive and I think he is doing really well bringing the best from her. Have to say you looked so lovely in the white dress for your paso the other week - do hope your confidence grows and grows as you start to enjoy Strictly more and more. Yes I do hope James is able to keep his temper with the judges - I can understand his frustration but getting so annoyed with them is a waste of energy and it clearly upsets Alex.

  • Comment number 52.

    I wish you luck for tomorrow. Be yourself and enjoy the dance Alex. James I support you all the way, the judges are a complete waste of space I certainly wouldn't employ them for any of my dancing functions. Best wishes

  • Comment number 53.

    No disrespect to Chelsee but it does irritate me that the impression seems to be given on It Takes Two that she is the only one that has to work. I don't know what the position is with many of them but certainly Alex has a full time job. How do I get a message to Zoe to correct the impression given re Chelsee in relation to the other celebrities?

  • Comment number 54.

    good luck tonight! really impressed with how you're doing - it's obvious that you are loving it and working hard.
    will be watching tonight - please have fun!

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  • Comment number 56.

    James,you're doing a fantastic job but when are you going to choreograph a real Miss Jones scenario,take off her glasses,let down her hair...it would work for me and a few other men,lol!seriously tho Alex,i hesitate to use the dark equine epithet but you are so good and improving every week..oh and you suit your hair longer! x

  • Comment number 57.

    Great quickstep dance Alex well done! You looked terrific in your beautiful dress. Well done James in getting Alex 'up to speed' ha ha.

    Loved the unexpected ending when you collapsed on the floor! Good luck in the results show Sunday - I voted for you as always.

    Go Team Jalex!
    xx

  • Comment number 58.

    congrats to Team Jalex - well done yesterday and lovely to see you through to next week!

  • Comment number 59.

    Alex - congrats to coping with your heel caught in your hem! It wasn't until I saw the slow motion replay that I saw that there was still quite a bit of dance left to do (couldn't spot when it occured on the competition night - but Craig did and gave you well-deserved praise for managing with it for the rest of the dance).

    Loved the fall in a flurry of flouncing skirts!!

  • Comment number 60.

    Alex, I think you're doing really, really well. I love your dancing and James is such a good teacher, as well as a fabulous dancer.
    I thought that was a real downer from Craig about your rumba but you really showed your talent this week. Great stuff, both of you and good luck.

  • Comment number 61.

    Hello Alex I just wanted to pass on my congratulations on how well you are doing and improving now with each dance and as you confidence improves. The calm way you coped with heel cought in dress was amazing. It's obvious how much James likes and respects you and this is showing now in the way you dance together. I now think if you continue to improve as you have been doing you could make the final four which would be amazing - well done Alex (and James)

  • Comment number 62.

    James and Alex are a perfect strictly couple and deserve to go really far in this years competition. James choreographs amazing routines which really suit Alex, it just goes to prove what a great relationship they have. Alex looks beautiful every single week and you can tell she just loves learning how to dance. Her growth throughout the competition is incredible and I always look forward to Saturday night just to see them both dance. Loving your work Alex and James, keep going!!!!!!

  • Comment number 63.

    Good luck for this Saturday Alex and James keeper her up on her toes. You both have my support. Alex I saw you live on Halloween so I know you have dance ability. I've had the pleasure of James excellent tuition, so trust him and just go for it.

  • Comment number 64.

    Just looked at your latest rehearsal footage and you are looking very bouncy Alex - you are obviously improving so much now and quickly - you have obtained a real confidence now which is great to see. Ian on ITT was very impressed with you - I love your attitude of working hard but keeping it fun as well. Lovely to see how well you and James get along in latest rehearsals. Keep up the good work!

  • Comment number 65.

    Alex and James, you are my favourite! You really deserve to win! I'm cheering you on all the way!!

  • Comment number 66.

    Hurrah - another great dance Alex & James. Can't believe how much your confidence has rocketed Alex - it's good to see you enjoying yourself. Keep it up!!!

    Looking forward to next Saturday night. Wembley here you come! All the Very Best and Good Luck for next week.
    xxx

  • Comment number 67.

    Another team removed from the the main blog unless you go twice around the houses to find them! See my previous blogs today! Good Luck Alex and James, but shame on you BBC.

  • Comment number 68.

    hi alex +james you just get better and better love your partnership Looking forward to saturday GO FOR IT good luck

  • Comment number 69.

    Sorry to see there is not more support for this team. I do think that James constantly disagreeing with the judges both on the main show and on ITT may get on some peoples nerves. It used to be Brendan who was the 'bad boy' of the male professionals but James seems to have taken over this year.

  • Comment number 70.

    Bee in my bonnet @ previous comment 67.

    Fellow poster, ojtocs, has educated me as to how this whole thing works.

    If you wish to make a comment/show your support for the celebrity you are rooting for, go to Strictly Teams 2011.

    You won't always find them on Topical Posts or Archives,

  • Comment number 71.

    Alex, with James as your partner, you can't go wrong - go girl go. James your choreography is perfect to Alex, you dance with her and know what she can realistically do, keep up the good work, you get my vote very week.

  • Comment number 72.

    Alex has a major problem with James. His choreography is appalling which is why Len told him so and this makes it difficult for Alex. Also, he can't keep his big mouth shut and is deluded into thinking he's a celebrity too. Alex deserves better; she's wonderful.

  • Comment number 73.

    Hey Hey!! What a GREAT dance tonight Alex & James. That tango was FAB-U-LOUS darhling. Glad Wembley was a success for you both. I really like and admire you Alex because of the way you come across as being very sweet, honest and appreciative of SCD. It's lovely to see you nervously approach the judges desk and then watch your face light up when you receive good and positive comments.

    PS Alex you always look beautiful but tonight you looked absolutely stunning in that dress - the style, the colour, the bodice. And loved your hair. You looked terrific.

    Good luck in the results show. You've already got my vote.

  • Comment number 74.

    PS to post 73. Great to hear James say how proud he is of you. Joint top of the leader too!!!!!

  • Comment number 75.

    Alex and James,

    what an evening for you two, absolutely perfect Tango,
    Alex, you're very very good !!
    keep it up,
    you could end up where Matt ended up last year !! (how I loved him , still do !!)
    maybe not first but easily runner up !!

  • Comment number 76.

    What a night - I have waited all week in anticipation of your dance and you did not disappoint. Go Alex and James - you have my vote. Not only are you getting better and better you are keeping your feet on the ground and coming across as the nicest couple in the competition. Love you both - good luck for the coming weeks, you deserve to go all the way x

  • Comment number 77.

    I'm a Chelsee supporter but just had to come and congratulate Alex on a fantastic tango this evening - goodness hasn't she improved - where has all that confidence suddenly appeared from? James must be over the moon with their scores this week - top of the leader board with chelsee. Alex comes across as such a nice genuine person and she deserves all her success, well done!

  • Comment number 78.

    I am with you flatfeet. Another Chelsee supporter who is very pleased to see Alex has done so well tonight. She seems so lovely and James was so nice tonight. We can see tonight what Ola see's in him.

  • Comment number 79.

    Well done on a beautiful dance last night, at last you get the marks you deserve. Keep up the good work, Saturdays Strictly would'nt be the same without you!

  • Comment number 80.

    Excellent Tango, well done!!

  • Comment number 81.

    Deservedly top of the leaderboard, same again next week please :) :)

  • Comment number 82.

    Wopee CONGRATS!!! You were GREAT last night and I do believe I've found the team to complete my dream Troijka for the Final! (Hali-Hartem-Jalex) Best of luck next week! :)

  • Comment number 83.

    Well done Alex (and James of course) you really deserved to be top of the leaderboard - keep believing you can do it, and you will!

  • Comment number 84.

    Da iawn!!

  • Comment number 85.

    Alex you and James can win this, go for it. Always watch you and Matt on the ONE show.

  • Comment number 86.

    Final should be Harry, Chelsee and Alex. Well done Alex and James. Improvement is amazing.

  • Comment number 87.

    Well done James and Alex. I thought your dance was compelling and graceful. I loved James' comments afterwards. Very moving.

  • Comment number 88.

    Well done Alex and James on Saturdays performance, Now you have to keep it up only the better dancers are left in now so keep on improving as i want you to get to that final and you can do it.

    You can see how the pro female dancers perform and you have to try to emulate them thats what the judges will be looking for now as they will get more stricter with the moves and how you apply them, So good luck Alex, James you get my vote.

  • Comment number 89.

    You have now headed the leader board, keep it up and you will reach the final.
    I will be voting for you.

  • Comment number 90.

    Presume one of the reasons James and Ola were not needed on the Strictly tour is because Alex Jones couldn't sign up with it because of her One Show commitments otherwise she I'm sure would have danced with James on it. Ola of course wouldn't have had a partner but could have danced with James in the Professional dances!

  • Comment number 91.

    Good luck Alex, WALES is very proud of you, we know you can go all the way.

  • Comment number 92.

    Tango To Go wrote; Brilliant, Alex and James. I really agree with DoctorDancingDiva - the final should be you, Chelsee and Pasha and Harry and Aliona.
    Keep up the good work!

  • Comment number 93.

    I think Alex and Robbie have been most improved dancers but the final should be between Harry, Chelsee and either Holly or Jason (I don't mind which).

  • Comment number 94.

    It was great to see Alex and James on It Takes Two - she is definitely the most improved dancer and have a feeling that their charleston is going to be first rate - it's the sort of dance that will really suit her and James will have plenty of ideas to pull out of the bag I'm sure! I still think Jason could well get through to the final as he has such a big fan base and Kristina is so fantastic - I have a feeling that Holly and Artem could well miss out.

    My four would be:

    Harry, Chelsee, Alex and Jason

  • Comment number 95.

    Alex goes from strength to strength - I really look forward to seeing her and James each week. I do hope she gets through to the final - she has such grace.

  • Comment number 96.

    Just wanted to say that this week I WILL be voting for Alex and James even if they fall flat on their faces simply due to Alex AND James's TOTAL professionalism in dealing with Dame Edna on the one show..
    I TOTALLY agree with James' comments that Alex is the most improved dancer of the series..... What was a shame after last week is that no one acknowledged that their tango was THE dance of the night!!!!!!
    Go Alex and James. Do NOT give up..... You CAN win this competition on absolute merit of dancing as well as popularity. Xx

  • Comment number 97.

    Good luck for tonight Alex,& James have a good one im sure you will

  • Comment number 98.

    Really enjoyed your Charleston tonigh and agree with James that you were under marked, don't think Craig was watching the same dance as everybody else, well done in the Swingathon. You deserve to go "all the way"

  • Comment number 99.

    Fantastic dance tonight! Take no notice of Craig!

  • Comment number 100.

    I love James and Alex. Loved it tonight!

 

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