STRICTLY fans were stunned to spot a Celebrity Juice legend in the audience – with a surprise link to Will Mellor.
The Corrie actor blew fans away to get to joint top of the leader board with his Living La Vida Loca dance last Saturday.
Eagle-eyed fans spotted a huge celebrity in the audience who was cheering him on.
Will‘s fans were excited to see TV’s Leigh Francis on their screens during the first live Strictly show.
He was there to support his pal Will as the duo will present a TV show together. on Sky channel Dave.
Will announced he will be teaming up with Celebrity Juice’s Keith Lemon to host a travel show.
Strictly fans were left stunned after Will and partner Nancy Xu broke down in tears when they topped the leaderboard.
They got joint top scores with Hamza and his partner Jowita Przystal at 34 points per piece.
Chatting to co-host Claudia Winkleman after performing about his teenage children’s reaction, the Two Pints star revealed: “Usually they’re mortified when I dance at parties, so I just hope they were proud of me, that’s all that matters to me, my family.”
But when he received his score of 8, 9, 8, 9 from the judges, Will started crying as he said: “Mum I just hope I did you proud. This is for you and my dad. Sorry, I get upset.”
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Will has now over taken Helen Skelton as favourite to win the show.
The soap star is now the new favourite after his odds dropped from 5/1 to 7/4, according to Ladbrokes.
Nicola McGeady of Ladbrokes said: “Will Mellor has caused a shake-up in the Strictly betting after a brilliant performance.
“He has knocked Fleur East and Helen Skeleton off the top spot and is now the one to beat as far as the odds are concerned.”
Tony Adam and Kaye Adams are least likely with 100/1.