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Whilst it is undoubtedly a fan favourite, the Argentine Tango can be a notoriously difficult dance for the Strictly Come Dancing celebrities to get right.
Not only to they have to contend with some incredibly complex footwork and leg movements, they also have to sell the passion and chemistry of the dance.
However, AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington managed to score on all fronts after performing their latest routine on Saturday night, and viewers were obsessed.
The pair picked up 35 points out of a possible 40 from the judges for their sizzling number, which was set to Stevie Nicks’ Edge of Seventeen.
Judge Shirley Ballas said: “This is for me about as good as it gets. World championship level for me,” while Motsi Mabuse described it as “phenomenal”.
They were not the only ones heaping praise on the pair, as over on Twitter, fans were all commenting on the chemistry between AJ and Kai...
this is what you call a comeback can we talk about the drama and the lifts. shows the incredible chemistry that aj and kai have and one of my favourite dances of the series 💙 #strictly@AJOdudu@Kaiwiddpic.twitter.com/JXW9GE8JXu
— Louise 💛 (@xloucliftonx96) October 23, 2021
— Georgia (@GeorgiaEH17) October 23, 2021
— Sian🧚🏻💫 (@sian_davies_xx) October 23, 2021
— Strictly On The Sofa: The Podcast (@StrictlyOnSofa) October 23, 2021
— Sia. 🍉 (@Sias_Creations) October 23, 2021
— Linda Kinder (@lindahkinder) October 23, 2021
OMG, AJ and Kai were gorgeous 😍 so so hot! So much chemistry!! Loveeeeed it #Strictly
— Rose Hill (@rosemhill) October 23, 2021
Oh wow what an Argentine Tango from AJ and Kai I was mesmerised from the moment it started to the moment it finished, that had the romance and the intensity all they way through #strictly
— 🎃Chloe Reynolds👻 (@chloebear529) October 23, 2021
— amanda sho sho (@amanda_sho1) October 23, 2021
Watching #strictly on a delay. Very high standard tonight. I've *loved* AJ and Kai's partnership - there's some serious chemistry there, hmm? AJ is my personal favourite this season, doing brilliantly for an apparent complete novice.
— Anton Starch (@starchanton) October 23, 2021
I don't think I breathed all the way through that it was so intense AJ and Kai are incredible 🔥
— Courtney 🏴👬❤ 🌈 (@Ben4eva) October 23, 2021
— Bek Homer (@bekbythesea) October 23, 2021
Earlier this moth, there was speculation that there may be a romance blossoming between them, not least because Kai ended their American Smooth during Movie Week by quietly telling AJ “I love you”.
Both AJ and Kai have addressed this separately, downplaying the suggestion they’re anything more than dance partners.
Kai clarified on It Takes Two: “I think that was all down to just the tough, tough week that we had and the fact that we got to the end of the performance and it was flawless and you smashed it, and you did all the lifts brilliant, did all the technique perfect.”
AJ was grilled by Zoe Ball about romance rumours, insisting: “Guys, I was in character at that moment on the dance floor this week. I was playing Rachel, he was playing Frank [from The Bodyguard]. They were in love!”
Find out who is next to leave Strictly Come Dancing when it continues on Sunday at 7.15pm on BBC One.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.