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Strictly Come Dancing: Bobby Brazier Favored to Lose Trophy

As the grand finale of “Strictly Come Dancing” approaches, anticipation builds among the show’s loyal fanbase. The BBC’s beloved dancing competition has reached a fever pitch, with speculation running rampant about who will waltz away with the coveted Glitterball Trophy. Bobby Brazier, the EastEnders actor and son of the late Jade Goody, has garnered attention throughout the season with his impressive performances and his undeniable chemistry with professional dance partner Dianne Buswell.

For weeks, Brazier was a frontrunner in the contest, dazzling audiences and judges alike with his entertaining routines and precise footwork. Despite their success, though, Brazier and Buswell faced a startling setback when they found themselves in the perilous Bottom Two, foreshadowing a potential upset in the widely-discussed final showdown.

Among the glittering array of talent lies a strong competitor in Ellie Leach, a 22-year-old darling of “Coronation Street,” partnered with the skilled Vito Coppola. Together, they’ve danced their way into the hearts of viewers, culminating in them being pegged as the favorites to win the competition, according to the latest from betting experts. Ladbrokes’ Alex Apati conveyed a sense of certainty about Leach’s prospects, expressing that a victory for anyone else would be an unexpected twist given her lead in the betting odds, currently placed at 1/10.

Reality TV star Layton William, meanwhile, shakes things up alongside Nikita Kuzmin with odds standing at a modest 8/1. Despite the twists and turns of the dance floor, it’s Brazier who faces the steepest climb to victory with the bookmakers offering long odds of 16/1 for his triumph.

However, not all are swayed by the bookies’ readings. Controversy has shimmied its way through the Strictly fanbase, with a segment feeling that judges may be partial to Brazier, specifically following the Quickstep which fetched him a lofty 38 points. Debates flare on social platforms regarding the legitimacy of the score, with a mixed chorus of voices expressing both outrage and admiration.

With three demanding dances on the horizon for the final, the stakes couldn’t be higher for the contestants. Brazier and Buswell will reprise their Romeo & Juliet-inspired Samba, which previously charmed the judges into awarding them 32 points. Emotional resonance will also be a critical factor, as they revisit Brazier’s poignant interpretation of “This Woman’s Work,” a heart-stirring tribute to his mother. Rounding out the trio of performances will be their showstopping routine set to a compilation of tracks from the “La La Land” soundtrack.

Celebrity news outlets and viewers alike eagerly wait to see if the scores, audience acclaim, and, of course, the drama on the dance floor during the final performances will align with the bookies’ predictions or if there will be a last-minute coup de théâtre in this crowd-pleasing contest.

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