Strictly Viewers Moved To Tears As Johannes And Graziano Perform ‘Beautiful’ Landmark Same-Sex Routine

Strictly Come Dancing viewers have praised Johannes Radebe and Graziano di Prima after they danced together on Sunday night’s results show.The two professionals made Strictly history with its first individual same-sex dance performed to Emeli Sande’s Shine. View this post on InstagramA post shared by BBC Strictly (@bbcstrictly) on Nov 3, 2019 at 11:36am PSTSpeaking about the dance, Johannes told Hello magazine: “I’ve never felt so liberated. For the first time in my life, I feel accepted for who I am. That says so much about the people of this country.“To be able to dance with a friend I respect and adore is joyous. There’s bromance galore between us, but there were no male and female roles, just free movement. “It was beautiful, classy and elegant.” Fans said the show deserved a pat on the back for including the dance.My heart just bursted watching @GrazianoDiPrima and @jojo_radebe dancing, let me cry a thousand tears. #Strictly— Nick (@NiickBoii) November 3, 2019Hugely well done #[email protected] for having as part of this a same sex couple dance it’s 2019 it needed to happen. @[email protected] it was utterly brill!And break all the rules or love who you chooseJust make sure it's love that lights your fire!— Julie Anne Cotterill (@SpeedyTyping) November 3, 2019It’s not very often that I would applaud the BBC but allowing same sex dancers is progressive, inclusive & finally stepping into the modern day. I think it’s bloody brilliant. Pat on the back @bbcstrictly

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