Judge Rinder tips Louise Redknapp to win Strictly Come Dancing
Judge Rinder would love to see Louise Redknapp win 'Strictly Come Dancing'
Judge Rinder has tipped Louise Redknapp to win 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
The 38-year-old television personality narrowly missed out on a place in the BBC One latin and ballroom show's semi-final after fellow contestant Ore Oduba won the dance-off on Sunday (04.12.16), but has said he'd love to see the 42-year-old singer and her professional dance partner Kevin Clifton take home the glitterball trophy.
He told The Sun newspaper: "I've made such amazing friends that I would be happy if any of them went on to win it.
"But I think Louise has the most to gain after coming out of her shell and growing in confidence."
Louise and Kevin have been at the top end of the leaderboard for most of the competition with their biggest rivals being 'Hollyoaks' star Danny Mac and his dance partner Oti Mabuse.
Meanwhile, after leaving the competition, Rinder said: "I honestly don't know what to say, every single person involved in this programme has so much love for it and that permeates through the screen. It's a joy to be here, every single person, there's too many people to thank but I even want to thank the judges. I know how difficult it is sometimes to be a judge and you do it with authenticity and enthusiasm and thank you all for your comments.
"And my last thank you and my most important one is to this truly extraordinary person, this teacher that has shown me from somebody who could barely walk to music with no dance experience at all, to find a passion and a love for dance and that's the best kind of teaching. You are never too old to try something new and everyone should try dancing, thank you so much."
'Strictly Come Dancing' returns on Saturday December 10, where the remaining celebrities will have to do two dances in a bid to impress the judges.