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Strictly’s Motsi and Craig ‘address feudin awkward Christmas special exchange

STRICTLY Come Dancing’s Christmas special came with good tidings with Motsi Mabuse reaching out an oliveor should that be holly? – branch to Craig Revel Horwood.

The pair seemingly addressed their feud in order to put on a united front for the festive special edition van die BBC family favourite.

Craig and Motsi put on a united front on the Christmas special

Craig and Motsi put on a united front on the Christmas specialKrediet: BBC
Motsi created a literal olive branch as their work together ended for the year

Motsi created a literal olive branch as their work together ended for the yearKrediet: BBC

Over the main 2022 series of the dance show, it’s been reported the judges have been locked in a feudparticularly Motsi and the panel’s resident ‘Mr NastyCraig.

But following Nicola Roberts and Giovanni Pernice’s performance on the Christmas special, which aired on Christmas Day, Motsi made a point to show that it’s all love between the pair, sowel as Shirley Ballas and Anton Du Beke.

She told the dancing pair of their routine: “I felt like it captured the silence, that magical part of Christmas. Jy weet, where we all come together and realise “Ok, we’ve done it, it’s the end of the year.

Love your people,” Motsi continued, holding the hand of Shirley Ballas, before turning and cautiously reaching out to Craig.

Craig didn’t initially bite though, and joked: “Time’s over, Motsi, it’s Christmas!”

He did ultimately accept the gesture though, with the pair beaming next to each other.

Craig fired first earlier this year by branding Motsi a “diva” in an interview, veroorsaak Motsi to call him the same thing during the Halloween special while giving critiques to Molly Rainford.

Ongeveer dieselfde tyd, Motsi shared a reel on Instagram showing someone being dropped to the floor in a trust exercise, met die onderskrif: “When a company has bad workplace culture but the CEO is forcing them to bond.

An insider later told The Sun:It’s been tense between Craig and Motsi lately and the atmosphere hasn’t been good backstage.

They’re both extremely professional and so are able to put aside any niggles during filming, but they are both feeling irritated.

Motsi shot Craig daggers at his low scores last weekknowing he’d called her a ‘divain a recent interviewbut it’s all part of their acts on the panel.

Their issues stem from the release of Motsi’s book last month.

Craig wasn’t happy about what Motsi said about Bruno who was a judge on the show for 18 jare, and he’s holding a grudge.

He’s a fiercely loyal person and is just defending Bruno after all those years working together.

He thinks Motsi is too big for her boots, having only joined Strictly four years ago.

Craig branded Motsi a 'diva' in an interview

Craig branded Motsi a ‘divain an interviewKrediet: BBC
Nicola and Giovanni's performance sparked an emotional response

Nicola and Giovanni’s performance sparked an emotional responseKrediet: BBC
Motsi got the giggles as Craig made playful jabs

Motsi got the giggles as Craig made playful jabsKrediet: BBC