Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Kristina Rihanoff feels like a Bond girl with Colin Salmon!

Kristina Rihanoff

Strictly Come Dancing pro Kristina Rihanoff has said she feels like a bond girl dancing with Colin Salmon.

The blonde beauty has been partnered with the Hollywood actor, known for his roles in the Bond movies.

Discussing their first live performance at the weekend, Kristina admitted she was "surprised" by Colin.

She said: "I was really surprised. He went out there and absolutely did his best. He just shone. I was just so impressed because I knew he had it in him, but the first time people take the floor they're so, so conscious about what they do, they're shy, they're very nervous.

"He absolutely loved the cameras and loved the attention. I had a blast. Honestly it was probably one of my best first dances. I'm very, very proud of him."

Speaking to DigitalSpy, Kristina continued: "I [feel like a Bond girl]. He is a tall, handsome, strong guy... at the end of the day it is about a couple on the floor, it's about performing together, and I do feel like we had that sort of old-school chemistry and I feel so feminine next to him."

Following the first live performances, Kristina and Colin scored a respectable 23 points, but it was Lisa Riley who topped the leaderboard with 30 points.

"Lisa was a surprise," Kristina admitted. "Personality-wise I think [her pairing with Robin Windsor] is the best pairing on the show, because they have so much fun together and I think Robin is the only person who can really bring the best out of Lisa.

"He's a very, very nurturing kind of person. He tries his hardest to make you look like a princess on that floor."

Strictly Come Dancing 2012 continues this Saturday night on BBC One, with all of the celebs performing their second dance. The first results show will follow on Sunday, with one celeb getting the boot!

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