Strictly’s Johannes Radebe breaks silence after exit – ex-partner John Whaite sends comforting response

Nicky Morris

Strictly Come Dancing star Johannes Radebe broke his silence after being eliminated from the competition on Sunday night along with his celebrity partner, Ellie Taylor.

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The couple were the latest pair to hang up their dancing shoes after finding themselves in the bottom two on Sunday night alongside Fleur East and Vito Coppola, who the judges decided deserved to stay.

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Taking to Instagram after the results show, Johannes wrote a heartfelt tribute to Ellie, writing: “This show is a magical journey of discovery and this year I got to share it with a wonderfully funny, witty dance partner, down to earth and well loved. .

“We are leaving with some beautiful memories. From our first dance to our last, you were one of a kind. You were my whole world for 10 weeks – what a truly lovely honour. Here’s my miss @elliejanetaylor, you are beautiful in so many ways and I will miss dancing with you.

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He continued: “I’m so grateful for the Strictly experience because I’m meeting so many amazing people. I would just like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in making this show happen. Whatever your role, this experience wouldn’t be what it is without you. You are all amazing.”

Johannes shared a heartfelt tribute to Ellie on Instagram

He concluded by thanking those who supported him and Ellie’s journey by voting, as well as their fellow contestants, to whom he gave “best wishes and good luck for the rest of the show”.

Johannes’ former dance partner, John Whitewith whom he reached the final in last year’s series, took to the comments section to share his support.

Dropping several crying emojis, he wrote: “You guys were so beautiful.

Johannes and Ellie were eliminated on Sunday

Several of Johannes’ professional colleagues also took to the comments to praise the evicted couple, with Gorka Marques writing: “You were both a joy,” while Carlos Gu added: “I love you deeply.”

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