Voters angry at Tom Chambersí Strictly Come Dancing victory
Strictly Come Dancing has been hit by 1,500 complaints by viewers.
Fans of Lisa Snowdon and Rachel Stevens have reacted badly to Tom Chambers winning the series as he was bottom of the judges’ leaderboard in the final.
The Holby City star - who was saved from elimination in the semi-final after a voting blunder - carried off the winner's trophy, watched by 13 million people.
‘How could Tom win, when I couldn’t get through to vote for Rachel, as the phones were engaged?’ one viewer wrote on the Strictly messageboard.
‘We have to remember that the number of complaints are a tiny percentage of the number of people who watched the show,’ a BBC source tells The Sun.
‘More people voted than in any other Strictly final. There were several million.’
Tom, 31, and partner Camilla Dallerup charmed the audience with their cheeky final dance.
Runners-up Rachel & Vincent Simone and 3rd-placed Lisa & Brendan Cole chose sexier routines.