Richard Arnold leaves Strictly

Sunday 18 November 2012, 19:56

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Richard Arnold has become the sixth contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing. After a valiant performance, the judges were left not wanting more as Craig said: “it littered with timing issues sadly and it was very stompy, flat-footed.” Richard was called to the dancefloor and had to face Nicky Byrne in the dance-off.

After the judges unanimously voted to keep Nicky in the competition, an upbeat Richard reflected on his time and said...

“I've loved it. Do you know what is amazing about this experience is that this party is happening in millions of homes around the country. The one thing I'll take from it is that now when I walk down the street people no longer cross the road to avoid me! Now they smile, they want to chat. It's been amazing. You guys here have been amazing.”

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    Comment number 1.

    Sad to see Richard leaving the competition, he has done so well and should be proud of what he has achieved on the show. Erin and Richard were so sweet at the end, it was lovely to see.

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    Comment number 2.

    Great show, sorry to lose Richard, Just wish the cameras would not film from above, miss so much of the dancing.

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    Comment number 3.

    At last bye bye to Richard I think he should have gone last week instead of
    a greatly improved Fern.I nearly had a heart attack with Kimberly left standing so long .

    Rollon next week

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    Comment number 4.

    Oh no lost one of my favourite pro dancers...
    Erin and Richard well done for getting this far you were both fantastic...
    Richard your journey in the last 2 and half months has been great and from being totally not able to dance you can now dance better than most of the breakfast presenters... and you obviously adore Erin...

    Erin you did it again.... how you manage to teach the celebs each year is brilliant... and here's one for you to wind Anton up with when you do your question and answer session on your tour... I've danced at Wembley as part of the competition and you haven't.... just when he winds you up...

    Thank you for making Saturday night's so entertaining and making me smile...
    Love you both!!!

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    Moderatror my name is not quite correctly spelt there is a letter missing .
    can i correct it or is it not important ?


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