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EntertainmentCraig Revel Horwood slams Strictly Come Dancing stars over pay complaints

11:51  28 november  2018
11:51  28 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Craig Revel Horwood slams Strictly Come Dancing stars over pay complaints © Bang Showbiz Craig Revel Horwood

Craig Revel Horwood has slammed 'Strictly Come Dancing's professional dancers for complaining about their salaries.

The 53-year-old judge has hit out at the professionals on the BBC Latin and ballroom dance competition after it was claimed they are planning to form a union to fight for a pay rise, because he believes they should be grateful for the exposure the programme gives them.

Speaking to The Sun newspaper's Bizarre TV column, he said: "This show puts them in the limelight. If they are doing what they normally do, which is competitive dance up in Blackpool, there would be 500 people interested. There is 12million people interested in this show.

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Strictly Come Dancing usually runs as a well-oiled machine each weekend on BBC One. However Saturday’s show suffered an unfortunate technical issue which saw the Lindy Hop-a-thon She was left being handed a piece of paper by Craig Revel Horwood who in turn was given that by a producer.

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Craig Revel Horwood slams Strictly Come Dancing stars over pay complaints © Getty (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for the National Osteoporosis Society)

"They have all got Twitter accounts and they are all making money on the side doing something else. I think, 'Isn't that enough? Go and do Cats for 200 quid a week and then see how you feel'."

Professional dancers on 'Strictly' are thought to earn about £50,000 for the series, but have pointed out they work much longer hours to train their celebrity partners than the judges do, who earn thousands more.

Craig's comments echo similar statements made by fellow judge Bruno Tonioli in 2015, when he said: "If you don't like it, stop moaning and f**k off."

Craig Revel Horwood slams Strictly Come Dancing stars over pay complaints © Getty (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images)BRUNO TONIOLI

Meanwhile, the acid-tongued judge caused more drama earlier this month when he slammed host Tess Daly for asking "dull questions" on the live shows.

Shirley Ballas reveals she demanded an apology from Craig Revel Horwood after he made insulting comments about her appearance

Shirley Ballas reveals she demanded an apology from Craig Revel Horwood after he made insulting comments about her appearance Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas has revealed that she demanded a sincere apology from fellow judge Craig Revel Horwood after he made insulting comments about her appearance during her first ever audition for the show. The Sun reported in October that Craig had made the remarks during his book tour, admitting that the part of his book had been removed by the BBC. He told the audience that Shirley had worn a revealing outfit, saying: "What happened is that she came to the audition and literally had her thing open to her navel… It was not very, erm, Strictly. So they came in and sewed all that up.

Craig Revel Horwood blames stars for Strictly curse Craig Revel Horwood blames stars for Strictly curse. Revel Horwood recently weighed in on the gender pay gap debate, saying that he Strictly Come Dancing 's Craig Revel - Horwood says public pressure may make same-sex couples happen.

Craig Revel Horwood has become the latest Strictly Come Dancing judge to hit back at Ola Jordan's suggestions that the show is 'fixed'. Dancer Ola said last month that the judging panel deliberately give higher scores to certain contestants in order to influence votes on the leaderboard. In response to her

During a Q&A for his new book 'In Strictest Confidence', Craig said: "The book is honest like me but on the telly I wear my judge's hat. I can't be myself. I like to joke about and do all that stuff. I might raise an eyebrow or two. In those ten or 20 seconds where I have to answer Tess's quite dull questions actually ... I tend to avoid them and not answer if I'm super honest. If there is anyone here from the press I did not say that. I am BBC. I only have 20 secs to decide what to say about the dance."

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Craig Revel Horwood Blasts 'Strictly Come Dancing' Scoring Critics.
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Craig Revel Horwood has stuck up for himself and his fellow judges, following claims that certain contestants have not been marked fairly this series. This year, as always, some ‘Strictly’ viewers have taken issue with the scores that Craig and the rest of the panel have been dishing out, with some suggesting that certain contestants are favoured over others. In a new interview with The Telegraph, however, Craig has insisted that this is far from the case. © Getty (Photo by Aaron Chown/PA Images via Getty Images) “As a judge, I just score dances what I think they’re worth,” he explained. “It’s a personal opinion.

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