Strictlys Jamie Laing tops the leaderboard with TWO 10s after an epic street dance routine – Daily Mail

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He came close to losing his place in the competition in week two after landing in the dreaded dance off.

But Strictly Come Dancing‘s Jamie Laing was well and truly back to his best on Saturday night, as he topped the leaderboard with two 10s following his epic street dance performance with partner Karen Hauer.

The Made In Chelsea star, 32, was also surprised with a sweet message from best pal Spencer Matthews, 32, and his wife Vogue Williams, 35, as they lent him their support. 

Wow! Strictly Come Dancing's Jamie Laing was back to his best on Saturday night as he topped the leaderboard with two 10s following his epic street dance performance with partner Karen Hauer

Wow! Strictly Come Dancing's Jamie Laing was back to his best on Saturday night as he topped the leaderboard with two 10s following his epic street dance performance with partner Karen Hauer

Wow! Strictly Come Dancing’s Jamie Laing was back to his best on Saturday night as he topped the leaderboard with two 10s following his epic street dance performance with partner Karen Hauer

Jamie and Karen were in their element as they pulled off an energetic and colourful street dance performance Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now).

And their couple’s choice dance appeared to go down very well with the judges, who gave them rave review for their dance.

‘I’m in shock!’ Shirley Ballas remarked, as Craig Revel Horwood gushed over the dance, despite admitting ‘I thought it was going to be all homeboys on the Kings Road trying to be all street’.

When it came to the scores, the judges were very generous, with Craig giving them a nine and Shirley and Anton Du Beke dishing out 10s. 

Big turn around: Jamie and Karen came out on top this weekend, after landing in the dreaded dance off in week two

Big turn around: Jamie and Karen came out on top this weekend, after landing in the dreaded dance off in week two

Big turn around: Jamie and Karen came out on top this weekend, after landing in the dreaded dance off in week two

Lovely: The Made In Chelsea star, 32, was also surprised with a sweet message from best pal Spencer Matthews, 32, and his wife Vogue Williams, 35, as they lent him their support

Lovely: The Made In Chelsea star, 32, was also surprised with a sweet message from best pal Spencer Matthews, 32, and his wife Vogue Williams, 35, as they lent him their support

Lovely: The Made In Chelsea star, 32, was also surprised with a sweet message from best pal Spencer Matthews, 32, and his wife Vogue Williams, 35, as they lent him their support

Jamie and Karen were ecstatic at the result and jumped up and down as their near-perfect 29 score placed them at the top of the leaderboard.

Taking to Twitter, fans were quick to share their joy over Jamie and Karen’s entertaining routine.

‘Jamie and Karen were my favs of the night!! Amazing’ commented one viewer.

While another declared: ‘Of all the dances for Couples Choice, I didn’t think I would love Jamie doing street commercial, but oh damn was that awesome! It really felt like they were in the dance machine, loved every second of that! Karen has insane routines.’

Work it! Jamie and Karen were in their element as they pulled off an energetic and colourful street dance performance Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)

Work it! Jamie and Karen were in their element as they pulled off an energetic and colourful street dance performance Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)

Work it! Jamie and Karen were in their element as they pulled off an energetic and colourful street dance performance Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)

Awesome: The pair were full of energy as they pulled off their brilliant couple's choice dance

Awesome: The pair were full of energy as they pulled off their brilliant couple's choice dance

Awesome: The pair were full of energy as they pulled off their brilliant couple’s choice dance

We did it! And their couple's choice dance appeared to go down very well with the judges, who gave them rave review for their dance

We did it! And their couple's choice dance appeared to go down very well with the judges, who gave them rave review for their dance

We did it! And their couple’s choice dance appeared to go down very well with the judges, who gave them rave review for their dance

‘Karen and Jamie dance of the night for me they made me wanna get up and dance with them and they’ve put a massive smile on my face LOVED IT’ shared a third watcher.

‘Have to say I love Jamie. He kept the timing the whole way whole and there were so really difficult moves throughout.’ Tweeted a fourth.

With another viewer adding: ‘Jamie Laing is #straightouttawestbrompton I’m dying!’

Winning: When it came to the scores, the judges were very generous, with Craig giving them a nine and Shirley and Anton Du Beke dishing out 10s

Winning: When it came to the scores, the judges were very generous, with Craig giving them a nine and Shirley and Anton Du Beke dishing out 10s

Winning: When it came to the scores, the judges were very generous, with Craig giving them a nine and Shirley and Anton Du Beke dishing out 10s

Thrilled: Jamie and Karen were ecstatic at the result and jumped up and down as their near-perfect 29 score placed them at the top of the leaderboard

Thrilled: Jamie and Karen were ecstatic at the result and jumped up and down as their near-perfect 29 score placed them at the top of the leaderboard

Thrilled: Jamie and Karen were ecstatic at the result and jumped up and down as their near-perfect 29 score placed them at the top of the leaderboard

Ahead of his showstopping routine, Jamie was treated to some lovely surprise messages from friends and family.

After being FaceTimed by Spencer and Vogue, Jamie said of his pal: ‘Spencer is one of my best mates. We hate each other, we love each other. But at the centre is friendship. I am so proud to be godfather to his daughter.’

Jamie’s sister also called him, getting emotional on the call. ‘We speak all the time. She is a rock in my life,’ Jamie said of her.

He also spoke with girlfriend Sophie Habboo. He said: ‘Sophie is not just the person that I love, she’s my best mate.

Support: Taking to Twitter, fans were quick to share their joy over Jamie and Karen’s entertaining routine

Support: Taking to Twitter, fans were quick to share their joy over Jamie and Karen’s entertaining routine

Support: Taking to Twitter, fans were quick to share their joy over Jamie and Karen’s entertaining routine

‘To all my friends, all my family and especially Karen, this dance is for you!’   

Meanwhile, Jamie recently joked that he would happily strip naked if it meant him remaining on the BBC dance show.

After narrowly surviving elimination early on in the competition, the reality star claimed suggested he’s do ‘anything’ to stay.

Sweet: Ahead of his showstopping routine, Jamie was treated to some lovely surprise messages from friends and family

Sweet: Ahead of his showstopping routine, Jamie was treated to some lovely surprise messages from friends and family

Sweet: Ahead of his showstopping routine, Jamie was treated to some lovely surprise messages from friends and family

BFFs: After being FaceTimed by Spencer and Vogue, Jamie said of his pal: 'Spencer is one of my best mates. We hate each other, we love each other'

BFFs: After being FaceTimed by Spencer and Vogue, Jamie said of his pal: 'Spencer is one of my best mates. We hate each other, we love each other'

BFFs: After being FaceTimed by Spencer and Vogue, Jamie said of his pal: ‘Spencer is one of my best mates. We hate each other, we love each other’ 

He told The Mirror: ‘I’d do anything to stay in the competition. If Karen said I had to dance naked for seven days, I would.

‘Although Karen would absolutely despise seeing me naked. She couldn’t handle it. We are so close, we are like brother and sister.’

Strictly Come Dancing: The Results airs Sunday at 7.25pm on BBC One. 

Lovely: He also spoke with girlfriend Sophie Habboo. He said: 'Sophie is not just the person that I love, she's my best mate

Lovely: He also spoke with girlfriend Sophie Habboo. He said: 'Sophie is not just the person that I love, she's my best mate

Lovely: He also spoke with girlfriend Sophie Habboo. He said: ‘Sophie is not just the person that I love, she’s my best mate

 

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