Rose and Giovanni’s’moving’ silent Strictly routine had the Gogglebox cast in tears.
The cast of Gogglebox were moved by Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice’s silent performance last weekend, which was a tribute to the deaf community.
Jenny Newby of Gogglebox wept as she watched Strictly Come Dancing’s incredible silent performance by Rose Ayling-Ellis.
The EastEnders actress’ incredible routine with Giovanni Pernice included a music break halfway through as the couple continued to dance, highlighting how difficult life can be for the deaf community.
Rose, 26, the show’s first deaf contestant, wowed the Gogglebox cast with her “beautiful” insight into hearing loss.
Jenny, a fan favorite, fought back tears as she said, “This is the bit for deaf people.”
“I got a little choked up their Annie,” Ronnie, a new Gogglebox star, admitted to his wife.
“They put out a really powerful message,” Stephen added.
After a brilliant performance that ended with Giovanni telling his partner that he loved her, the couple received a near-perfect 39 out of 40 score.
“Being deaf, there’s nothing wrong,” Rose said after the dance.
Being deaf brings me such joy.”
“That’s the greatest thing I’ve ever seen on the show,” Anton du Beke, one of the TV judges, exclaimed.
“Congratulations,” she says.
The performance moved head judge Shirley Ballas to a “much deeper place,” she said.
“I’m sure the deaf community will be very proud of you,” Shirley said.
This is a number that will stay with me for a long time; it was breathtaking.”
Rose said the silent passage demonstrated how hard deaf people work every day when she appeared on This Morning this week.
“It was a special moment for me because a lot of the time you see a deaf person getting along well and doing normal things, but you don’t see how much hard work goes into it,” Rose said.
“I believe the silence was intended to demonstrate what I do when I dance.”
This is how much work I do on a daily basis.
However, I continue to do so with a smile on my face.
“I believe that is my message.
And a lot of deaf people go through the same thing.”
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