Strictly Come Dancing 2013: Fiona Fullerton blasts 'PR driven' Susanna Reid

Susanna Reid (Strictly Come Dancing 2013)

It seems there was tension backstage on Strictly Come Dancing 2013 this year between some of the female celebs.

With the show now over, Fiona Fullerton has admitted feeling that the show wasn't exactly a level playing field between all of the celebs.

Writing in her final blog for the Daily Telegraph, Fiona recalled of Saturday night's last live show and result: "All those votes from Grimsby couldn’t save Susanna Reid, who approached this competition with a PR campaign driven with military precision."

The former Bond Girl, who was eliminated from the show back in November, claimed: "There was definitely an Obama-style use of social media and a lack of charm that left most of us bewildered.

"Every time she [Susanna] entered Tess’s room there were uncomfortable mutterings. It seemed she’d convinced the media she was the outright winner."

And Fiona couldn't hide her delight that Abbey Clancy beat the odds to triumph over Susanna in the final result.

The actress gushed about the model: "I watched this girl go from nervous, pre-judged, non-dancer to the belle of the ball, the nation’s new sweetheart, a charismatic dancer with bucket loads of charm and personality.

"She is totally natural but it is her work ethic and drive that impressed. Abbey Clancy danced into our lives and I have a feeling she won’t be dancing out any time soon. "

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