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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Post
Caroline Barry & Katy Hallam

BBC Strictly Come Dancing star John Whaite hits out at 'disgusting' comments about Ellie Simmonds

Strictly Come Dancing star John Whaite responded to 'disgusting' comments that compared Paralympian Ellie Simmonds to Great British Bake Off's Rose Ayling-Ellis.

He posted an update on Instagram after an article caused him to have a 'sleepless night' which he said 'really angered him.' He shared the details of the article in his stories reported Birmingham Live.

John wrote: “It’s an article that directly compares, on BBC’s Strictly, my partnership with Johannes with that of Richie [Anderson] and Giovanni [Pernice]. It also compares Ellie Simmonds on the show to Rose Ayling-Ellis last year.”

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