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Charlotte Tutton

Dancing On Ice fans spot something 'off' with judges as they call out scores

Dancing On Ice 2023 viewers called out the scoring on Sunday night, and suggested the judges' marks were "off".

As the first contestants took to the rink and performed, one by one they and their professional skating partners were marked.

But some of the scores did not sit well with viewers, with some given huge scores and others marked lower.

While Carley Stenson got a whopping 32.5 points for her singing and skating routine, Michelle Heaton failed to impress and got 20 points.

Nile Wilson was another success of the night, getting 33.5 points, while The Vivienne also scored highly with 32.5.

Viewers began suggesting some of the marks were two high for week three, and the lower marks weren't fair.

Dancing On Ice 2023 viewers called out the scoring on Sunday night (ITV)

Calling the judges' marks "inconsistent", some said they were "way off" and not what they expected.

Taking to Twitter, one viewer said: "Thought Michelle deserved better scores, considering improvement from last week . Seems bit inconsistency from judges."

Another viewer said: "Something off with the scoring this week because the vivienne was much better tonight than the other couples so far yet the scores are similar??"

A third viewer added: "Apart from Nile who definitely deserves those high scores the voting seems off tonight."

Calling the judges' marks "inconsistent", some said they were "way off" (ITV)

Meanwhile, a fourth fan wrote: "The overmarking makes the show hard to watch. It was nice in past series to see the progression in scores," as a fifth said: "Far too generous with the scores."

It comes after John Fashanu became the first star to leave the series last weekend, as he lost the dreaded skate-off against Love Island winner against Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu.

As both celebrities and their professional skating partners, Brendyn Hatfield and Alexandra Schauman, performed one more time for the panel, they all agreed that John would be going home first.

Dancing On Ice viewers were not in agreement with the scoring from the judges (ITV)

John had joked seconds earlier that he knew he hadn't done enough to stay on the show, while Ekin-Su was visibly relieved to make it through after a tough first week.

She had vowed to prove herself in the skate-off, working hard after being left "upset" over the public vote the week before.

It follows the show receiving over 100 Ofcom complaints last week over the previous episode, following Ekin-Su's sexy routine and outfit.

Dancing On Ice airs Sundays at 6:30pm on ITV1 and ITVX.

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