Max George is axed from Strictly Come Dancing in shock elimination against Maisie Smith11/15/2020
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The Wanted singer Max George has become the third celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing.
The 32 year old found himself in the bottom two with EastEnders actress Maisie Smith on Sunday evening.
Both celebrities, alongside their dance partners, had to perform their dance routines again.
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Max and his partner Dianne Buswell performed their American Smooth to It Had To Be You by Harry Connick Jr.
Whereas Maisie took to the ballroom floor with her partner Gorka Márquez dancing the Cha Cha to Cyndi Lauper’s famed track Girls Just Want To Have Fun.
Next it was up to the judging panel to decide which pairing was deserved of another week in the competition.
Both Anton Du Beke, who is currently standing in for Motsi Mabuse, and Craig Revel Horwood, chose to save 19-year-old Maisie enabling her to progress in the contest.
Craig said: "Both couples were more concentrated and both couples took the notes we had given them and showed improvement, but the couple I'd like to save, Maisie and Gorka."
Anton then made his judgement, saying: "Well, I have to say it's so close.
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"They were both immaculate through that dance. It literally was just the smallest timing.
"For me, I'm going to have to save Maisie and Gorka."
Head judge Shirley Ballas actually revealed she would have saved Max and Dianne, but her opinion was outweighed.
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Speaking on the topic of being eliminated from the contest, Max said: "I've loved it. It's all down to Dianne, she's been literally amazing.
"For me to get through 90 seconds of a dance for four weeks now is a credit to her, she's just unbelievable.
"I've got to say, all these guys over here are the nicest group of people ever. I love you all!”
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