Strictly fans get 'shivers' as Rose and Giovanni perform emotional Titanic-inspired routine

By Brogan-Leigh Hurst

Strictly Come Dancing fans said they got 'shivers' as they watched Rose and Giovanni perform an emotional foxtrot routine together.

The EastEnders actress, who plays Frankie Lewis on the BBC soap, left viewers sobbing as they praised her 'perfect' routine, despite the fact she was unable to hear the music.

The pair wowed the crowd as they stared into each other's eyes and slowly moved around the dance floor to My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, from the Titanic movie.

Over on Twitter, fans praised the incredible dance.

"Rose & Giovanni got me sobbing into my prosecco and I ain't even ashamed," one person wrote.

Rose and Giovanni brought viewers to tears (PA)

A second shared: "Rose’s dance was beautiful in every way. Moved me."

"Oh my goodness, Rose and Giovanni were just perfect. I’m not crying you are…" a third added.

And a fourth penned: " Rose and Giovanni giving us as viewers one of the best dances on #StrictlyComeDancing without Rose even being able to hear the music. My heart. What a talent."

It was an emotional performance and even left the judges speechless.

She looked incredible during the emotional dance (BBC)

Craig Revel-Horwood said the routine was: "A-MAZE-ING," and the dancing pair received 36 points for their performance, which put them at the top of the leaderboard.

It wasn't the first time fans of the show were left in tears tonight, as they were blown away by the opening dance.

The cast of this year's series took to the dance floor for an incredible performance together ahead of their solo routines with their professional partners.

The Strictly stars appeared to make fans sob as they gracefully swept their way around the dance floor in sync.

They were applauded by the judges (BBC)

The show-stopping performance got viewers talking as they took to Twitter to share their thoughts, with many left dabbing their eyes after the powerful routine.

"Opening dance Strictly. Sobbing. Beautiful," one person wept.

Another penned: "That opening of #strictlycomedancing was AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL."

Another echoed: "Love, love, loved the opening dance to #StrictlyComeDancing tonight. Just beautiful!"

A fourth shared: "Who else cried at that opening dance on #StrictlyComeDancing - absolutely beautiful."

*Strictly Come Dancing continues Saturday on BBC1.

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