Shirley in particular was criticized last week after being accused of being particularly harsh on Maisie Smith, before saying she allegedly saved Max George on her.
And the Chief Justice and his colleagues came under fire again on Saturday, the main protagonist of Strictly Viewer Fury being the scoring difference between JJ Chalmers and Clara Amfo.
JJ and his professional partner Amy scored 25, including two 9s, for their dancing while Clara, after topping the leaderboard with her Charleston last week, got nine points less from the judges for her samba with her partner. Aljaz.
But, although they agreed that Clara took a step back after last week’s summit, they felt the gap between her and JJ was far from justified.
Speaking to Twitter, one of them declaimed, “JJ got 25 and Clara got 18? I think he did better, but in WHAT WORLD was there a 7-point CHASME?
Agreeing another tweeted, “Scores are everywhere again. If they are that inconsistent, the judges’ scores should not count and it should only be a public vote “and, in reaction to the gap between JJ and Clara, a third posted:” These are scores like that that make it look like the judges (or the producers through the judges) are trying to fix the show.
“No question on that fucking King EARTH who was worth two nines.” “