When it involves Strictly Come Dancing 2020, Clara Amfo hasn’t had the best of journeys.

After receiving the best rating of the collection in Week Four, the Radio DJ rose to the highest of the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard.

However, one week later, she was knocked proper again down after receiving simply 18 factors for her Samba to That’s The Way I Like It by KC And The Sunshine Band.

Unfortunately for Clara, the Strictly Come Dancing judges weren’t too impressed together with her efficiency, placing her on the backside of the leaderboard.

Luckily she was saved by the general public Strictly vote and nonetheless has this weekend to proceed her bid for a spot within the Strictly Come Dancing last.

So what has she bought deliberate? And will or not it’s sufficient for her to climb again up the leaderboard and surpass the opposite contestants within the Strictly Come Dancing line-up?

The Strictly Come Dancing songs and dances have been revealed for Week Six, and Clara will probably be doing a Jive to River Deep – Mountain High by Tina Turner, alongside together with her companion Aljaž Škorjanec – one of many Strictly Come Dancing professionals.

As she returns to the ballroom for one more week, right here’s every thing you must learn about Clara.

Who is Clara Amfo?

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Age: 36

Instagram: @claraamfo

Twitter: @claraamfo

Job: Radio DJ and tv presenter

Partnered with: Aljaž Škorjanec

Best recognized for her 10am – 1pm present on BBC Radio 1, house of the Live Lounge, Clara is a radio DJ and tv presenter.

Her credit as a tv presenter embody One World: Together at Home (BBC One),  ITV2’s protection of The BRIT Awards and the BBC’s protection of Glastonbury Festival, Radio 1’s Big Weekend, and The Proms.

Clara can also be the host of Sony Music and Spotify podcast This City, a a part of the BAFTA TV Awards presenting staff and a recurrent presence on the judging panel for the Mercury Prize.

And she’s no stranger to the purple carpet both, having hosted European and world movie premieres for Elton John’s Rocketman, The Crimes Of Grindelwald, Marvel’s Black Panther, Birds of Prey and The Royal European Premiere of Disney’s The Lion King.

She lately appeared on the September 2020 Activism Now cowl of British Vogue, and was named as a contributing editor to Elle journal. 

Clara’s Strictly journey to date?


Week One: Cha Cha (5 + 6 + 7) = 18

Week Two: Viennese Waltz (5 + 6 + 6) = 17

Week Three: Tango (7 + 6 + 7) = 20

Week Four: Charleston (9+10+10) =29

Week Five: Samba (5+6+7) = 18

It’s secure to say, Clara’s Strictly journey has been a bot rocky.

While she initially sat properly in the midst of the Strictly leaderboard after her first efficiency, she slipped down in the direction of the underside after struggling a wardrobe malfunction throughout her Viennese Waltz in Week Two.

Clara’s Tango to Moulin Rouge’s Lady Marmalade boosted her somewhat to 20 factors, however it nonetheless felt like her best hour hadn’t come but.

After weeks of decrease scores, Clara got here again preventing in Week Four, incomes herself the highest spot on the leaderboard.

The BBC Radio 1 star has actually impressed viewers at house together with her performances, as you’ll be able to see on social media each time she dances. However, the judges appeared fairly lukewarm of their reactions to her till the fourth week of the competitors.

Unfortunately for Clara, she dropped proper right down to the underside of the leaderboard in Week Five after her Samba didn’t impress the judges, incomes her simply 18 factors.

Let’s hope she will be able to redeem herself in Week Six and put herself again on the high!

The radio DJ beforehand admitted she’d “clap back” on the Strictly Come Dancing judges if she acquired criticism.

Speaking to press together with RadioOccasions.com, she mentioned: “There’s a tousled a part of me that’s lowkey wanting ahead to Craig Revel Horwood saying one thing shady to me..

“Because I feel like that makes the experience real,” she continued. “I can’t wait to just feel it.”

When requested whether or not she’d reply to the feedback on the dance ground, Amfo mentioned: “The thing is, I’ve been known to clap back when people are slick but at the same time, this is a competition.”

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— Clara Amfo can’t consider a Jive pun for her identify. (@claraamfo) September 2, 2020

Clara’s Strictly Strictly Come Dancing signing was introduced on Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James.

Speaking in regards to the alternative, the 36-year-previous mentioned: “As we know this year has been a real challenge and escapism through dancing is something I know we all enjoy, so to be taught by a pro and live a fantasy is something that I can’t wait to fully embrace, see you on the dance floor!”

The presenter additionally shared the information to her Twitter followers, reposting the announcement from the official Strictly Come Dancing web page with the caption: “This is happening!”

Putting her personal twist on Cardi B and Meg Thee Stallion’s new music WAP, she then commented: “Waltzing A** Person.”

Strictly Come Dancing is on Saturday at 7:15pm and Sunday at 7:25pm. If you’re in search of one thing to look at tonight, take a look at our TV Guide.