Kimberley Walsh scores perfect 40
Kimberley Walsh and her partner Pasha Kovalev were awarded another perfect score for their second dance on last night's (15.12.12) 'Strictly Come Dancing'
Kimberley Walsh and Pasha Kovalev were awarded another perfect 40 on last night's (15.12.12) 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
The Girls Aloud beauty and her professional partner topped the leaderboard for the second week in a row after landing full marks for their second dance, a Charleston, and 38 for their American Smooth earlier in the evening.
After their Charleston, judge Craig Revel Horwood said:"It's the F-word darling, fabulous. You have done it."
Darcey Bussell added: "Quirky, naughty flapper. I was a great interpretation.Brilliant love it, love it."
Denise Van Outen and James Jordan were just one point behind them on the leaderboard, taking 39 and 38 points for their two dances.
After their first dance, the tango, head judge Len Goodman said: "That was a proper tango."
Craig was the only judge not to give the pair a 10 for their tango.
Dani Harmer and Vincent Simone placed third last night, with scores of 34 and 38 for their two performances, while show favourite Louis Smith and his partner Flavia Cacace failed to impress with their jive, earning just 31 points.
Craig said: "Your feet are sickled, slightly flat footed, laboured."
However, the pair picked up with their second performance, earning 38 points for their foxtrot, putting them ahead of Lisa Riley and Robin Windsor who managed 31 and 32 for their salsa and American Smooth.
Meanwhile, despite fears for his health, Sir Bruce Forsyth hosted the show alongside Tess Daly as usual, despite pulling out of rehearsals with a bout of flu