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Alex Scott: Strictly Come Dancing star says she’s ‘wasting away’ after gruelling rehearsal

Alex Scott, 34, and Neil Jones, 37, struggled to climb up the leaderboard on Strictly Come Dancing 2019’s Movie Week final week, with their Rumba scoring a modest 23 factors.

This week, they’ve been coaching more durable than ever in an effort to prepare for his or her upcoming Tango.

It appeared the lengthy hours and onerous graft had been taking their toll on ex-Lioness Alex, nevertheless, when she revealed she was ravenous in a behind-the-scenes video earlier in the present day.

The clip, which Neil shared together with his 193,000 Instagram followers, confirmed them sat on a settee within the coaching room, Alex concentrating onerous on her cellphone.

“That’s a look of someone seriously ordering food,” he quipped.

“I’m so hungry,” she exclaimed, turning to have a look at the digital camera.

“He’s working me too onerous, all people.

“I’m losing away!” she joked. “Look at me!”

“I’m the one that keeps trying to feed her,” Neil insisted, because the footballer-turned-pundit returned to ordering her lunch.

The pair shall be returning to the Strictly dance ground on Saturday evening following their slight disappointment with the judges’ response to their Moana-themed Rumba final week.

Craig Revel Horwood, 54, famous that Alex was out of time firstly of the efficiency, including that her lack of sneakers “magnified the poor technique”.

Bruno Tonioli, 63, in the meantime, stated: “With the Rumba, every part needs to be prolonged, felt and linked. There ought to by no means be a hesitation.

“It’s a bit of bit small and contained – let all of it out!” he added.

“I think you do have it within you but it’s not quite made that step yet.”

Clearly let down by the remarks, Alex insisted in a backstage video, which was shared with Strictly’s 785,000 Instagram followers: “I know the seven Rumba walks, I know the technicalities, what I’ve been working on…”

“Her feet were incredible, I was so proud,” Neil added. “She’s been working so hard all week.”

This weekend, Alex and Neil shall be dancing the passionate Tango to Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac.

Strictly 2019 marks the primary time Neil has been paired up with a celeb associate.

He has been a part of the skilled line-up on the present since 2016.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 continues Saturday at 6.40pm on BBC One.

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