Thom Evans leaves Strictly Come Dancing after shock elimination!

Thom Evans in the bottom two before getting the boot. Literally.

by Maria Vallahis |
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Thom Evans who became the fourth celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2014 on Sunday evening.

After a dance-off against Simon Webbe the rugby hunk showed off his impressive moves as he took on the Cha Cha for the second time with partner Iveta Lukosiute.

Head judge Len Goodman admitting it was Simon and Kristina Rihanoff who had the 'cleanest footwork' on the night.

Craig Revel Horwood voted to save Thom, despite commenting: “This is a nasty one, I like both couples equally for different reasons.”

Fellow judge Darcey Bussell also agreed with him saying she didn't want to choose, before opting for Thom, while Bruno Tonioli voted in favour of 36-year-old Simon.

Thom’s last dance on the show:

The decision was then left to Len who said: “You could watch them again and form a different opinion.”

Speaking of Thom being in the bottom two, Len added: “To be honest it's nonsensical, you shouldn't be in the bottom two, there are loads worse than you! Viewers always think those in the middle are safe.”

Thom told the BBC show’s host Tess Daly: “This whole experience exceeded all my expectations, it is one of the best things I've ever done.

“Everyone does such a fantastic job, it makes you feel so confident going into every show.

Iveta's been so immensely patient, she couldn't have worked harder. I really want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

** Love Rumours**

It wouldn’t be Strictly Come Dancing without some flirting, and it looks like this year’s first romance is already fox trotting around in the shape of Rubgy player Thom Evans, and his dance partner, Iveta Lukosiute.

Though we’d find it pretty darn hard to fall for anybody wearing tan tights (especially with sequins most likely wedged up our bums), Strictly contestants flipping love a dance floor flirt.

One of Thom’s pals has spoken to The Sun and shed some light on the “romance” (which neither have denied).

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