Strictly Come Dancing 2022 UPDATE: Fans left heartbroken as James Bye fights back tears after dance-off elimination


STRICTLY Come Dancing fans were in shock after their “favourite” contestant, James Bye, was booted off after a fierce dance off.

Fans of the EastEnders actor were left “sad to see James Bye leave” Strictly Come Dancing, after he “did his best” in a brutal dance off along with partner Amy Dowden, against Fleur East and Vito Coppola.

James and Amy gave it their all as they performed a Charleston for the Halloween Strictly special, dancing to Bumble Bee, by LaVern Baker, whislt donning beekeeper and bee costumes.

Brimming with emotion, James shed a tear after host Tess Daly mentioned his two young children, and fans couldn’t cope, one wrote on Twitter: “Aw, #JamesBye is leaving. He did his best. Bye, James Bye! Aw his emotion #StrictlyComeDancing #StrictlyResults.”

Another penned: “Sad to see James Bye leave Strictly. He was one of my favourites #StrictlyComeDancing,” as James made his way off the stage.

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