Fans of the show were unhappy with the high scores Nigel Harman and Katya achieved despite their mistakes in performing the foxtrot.
The pair scored a whopping 29 points from the jury consisting of Motsi Mabuse, Anton du Beke, Craig Revel Horwood and Shirley Ballas.
This comes after English actress Amanda Abington was forced to withdraw from the show this week Be sure to come dance Show for “medical reasons”.
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This means that Amanda and her professional dance partner Giovanni will not be present this weekend.
A representative for the BBC The show said: “For medical reasons, Amanda Abbington will not be taking part in Strictly Come Dancing this weekend. Strictly Come Dancing’s protocols mean Amanda and Giovanni will return the following week if all is well.”
Strictly Come Dancing fans are accusing the judges of “favoritism” the scoring of Nigel Harman and Katya
Fans of the show were quick to criticize tonight’s scoring, with one fan blaming it Judge of “favor”.
They said: “A bit of favoritism for Katya and Nigel there.”
Another fan was skeptical of the results, saying: “Made a mistake and got 7 and 8.”
One viewer added: “Anton’s scoring sucks tonight,” and another said: “The judges’ scores are a bit bad tonight.”
One user shared a GIF of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey looking disappointed with the caption: “That score tonight.”
Strictly Come Dancing airs every Saturday and Sunday on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.