Strictly Come Dancing: Jay McGuiness Is The New Favourite Amid ‘Fraud’ Claims

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If you watched Jay McGuiness’ Pulp-Fiction-inspired dance in last night’s Strictly Come Dancing, you’re probably not surprised to hear that the former Wanted star has overtaken Peter Andre as the favourite to win the BBC show.

You have to admit, guys, he really was bloomin’ brilliant, wasn’t he?

The singer effortlessly shot to the top of the leader board following his jive, and now bookies have revealed that his shift in odds is the biggest shake-up in Strictly history.

Prior to last night’s show, Jay went from odds of 3/1 to an impressive 11/10 and is now the firm favourite at 11/8 - overtaking the initial fave to win, Mysterious Girl crooner Peter Andre.

A spokesperson for William Hill explained: “If the final was tomorrow Jay would win at a canter, the contestants have to hope he has peaked early.”

Surely the only way is up, eh Jay?

The star’s impressive dance routine comes amid mean accusations from former Big Brother’s Bit On The Side host, Jamie East, who has seemingly tried to tarnish Jay’s name by revealing that he has had previous dance training.

When he was, erm, thirteen.

Right.

Sharing a screenshot from Jay’s wikipedia page, the extract reads: “At the age of 13, McGuiness went to Charlotte Hamilton School of Dance.”

Jamie sarcastically wrote alongside the image: “Can’t believe Jay from The Wanted has discovered this dancing ability on a TV show! Amazing! #Strictly”.

However, fans were having none of it, responding to his post: “@jamieeast Jeez, how desperate. He was 13, he might have stopped when he was 14. Sour grapes eh.”

Another added: “@jamieeast he has never said he couldn’t dance, and has never lied!”

Jay scored an impressive 37 points for his dance, even receiving the first ‘10′ of the series - and something tells us that there are plenty more where that came from.

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