“You don’t want to be in that dance off again do you? Not at all.”
Fans rushed to Twitter to comment on Tess’ comments and blasted her reaction to an emotional Rhys.
Avril Palmer-Fye posted: “Tess was so condescending with Rhys #Strictly.”
Carmen S-B added: “Turning on the tears for votes. He’s been called honey, baby and sweetheart by Tess and claudia. He’s not 5 #Strictly.”
Louise Bickley tweeted: “Sad day. I think my love affair with @bbcstrictly is finally coming to and end.