Strictly’s Luba Mushtuk reprimanded by BBC bosses for smoking in hotel room


Strictly Come Dancing professional Luba Mushtuk received a stern warning from BBC executives after she was caught smoking in her hotel room over the weekend.

Smoking incident during Blackpool trip

Luba, who was partnered with Adam Thomas before his elimination, traveled to Blackpool with the rest of the Strictly crew.

Hotel security alert

After the show, fans spotted Luba smoking in her room at The Big Blue Hotel, which triggered a hotel security alert.

Non-smoking hotel

The hotel's website clearly states that it is a non-smoking establishment.

Displeasure from Strictly bosses

An insider revealed that fans were surprised to see Luba smoking by the window, and Strictly bosses were not pleased with her behavior. They felt it was not in line with the show's brand.

No comment from show spokesperson

A spokesperson for Strictly Come Dancing declined to comment on the incident.

Elimination from the show

Luba and Adam were eliminated from the competition after a dance off against Angela Rippon and Kai Widdrington.

A heartfelt message

Luba expressed her gratitude to Adam, saying, "Just to get to know you, your family and kids, it's been much more than just a dance show. You're the winner of my heart forever and it's better than a trophy."

Angela Rippon's elimination

This weekend, Angela Rippon was eliminated from the competition at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom.