Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results! Who left? First celebrity out in SHOCK exit

Tonight's Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results - who left?

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Tonight's Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results are in but who left?

Well, it wasn't a straight forward exit with NO dance off between the bottom two celebrities.

But once all was sorted out, Melvin Odoom and Janette Manrara were the first celebrity couple to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2016.

As usual in the results, the judges' marks were combined with the viewer votes. Melvin and Janette found themselves in the bottom two with singer Anastacia and her professional partner Brendan Cole.

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results
Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results

But an injured Anastacia couldn't dance.

On Saturday night's main show due to injury sustained in training, Anastacia performed a modified version of her original routine following medical advice she received on Friday afternoon. After she chose to perform the altered routine her injury was aggravated. Subsequently, in the Results Show, a decision was made that Anastacia and Brendan could not perform again.

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results

Under the rules of Strictly Come Dancing, if a contestant cannot dance in the Dance Off this means there cannot be a Dance Off. The couple with the fewest viewer votes will leave the competition. The couple with the fewest number of viewer votes were Melvin and Janette and therefore in keeping with the rules of Strictly Come Dancing they left the competition this evening.

A Strictly Come Dancing spokesperson said: "There was no Dance Off tonight due to a confirmed injury. As per the Strictly Come Dancing rules if the Dance Off cannot go ahead then the result reverts to the viewer vote."

When asked by Tess about his time on the show, Melvin said, “I just need to say, every single person on this show; the contestants, the dancers, the production, the judges, everyone is absolutely amazing. It’s a blessing to be on the show and thank you for Janette, it’s been a great experience for me, thank you!”

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results
Strictly Come Dancing 2016 results

Anastacia said: "I danced on Saturday even though the doctor had advised me to rest after I ripped the scar tissue around where I had my double mastectomy.

"After that I was unable to dance again and I was devastated that I couldn't take part in the Dance Off. I am so very sad to see Melvin and Janette go, they are the most the most wonderful pair and I will miss Melvin's unique spirit and beautiful smile."

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 continues next weekend on BBC One with Movies week.

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