Strictly Come Dancing viewers were ecstatic to see diver Tom Daley in the studio audience during Saturday’s show.
The Olympian, 29, who won bronze in the 2012 games, showed off his impressive build and toned arms in a sleeveless black vest for the outing.
Tom was spotted by excited fans as he cheered and applauded fellow athlete Annabel Croft and her dance partner Johannes Radebe following their Samba.
Whilst his appearance on the show was welcome, it left some viewers wondering why he was there.
Shock: Strictly Come Dancing viewers were stunned to see diver Tom Daley, 29, in the studio audience during Saturday’s show
Deep dive: The Olympian, who has an array of medals, looked worlds away from his sporting attire (pictured at the Men’s 10m Platform at Tokyo 2020)
Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter, one eagle-eyed fan questioned: ‘Why is Tom Daley in the audience’ followed by a pair of eyes .
Another wondered: ‘Why is Tom Daley in the audience with a singlet on?’
A third said: ‘Awww, nice to see Tom Daley in the audience’.
A fourth fan suggested that Tom should take part in the show saying: ‘Tom Daley watching Strictly. He would be amazing paired with Johannes.’
Viewers will be disappointed though as Tom announced he is returning to diving after a two-year break and will bid for a place at next summer’s Olympics in Paris, meaning it is unlikely he will be available for next year’s show.
Tom’s Oscar-winning husband Dustin Lance Black was cleared of assault earlier this week.
Lance, 49, who married the champion diver, 29, in 2017, was accused of assaulting BBC presenter Teddy Edwardes’ as she partied with her ex-girlfriend, Love Island star Amber Gill, at the Freedom nightclub in Soho on August 18 last year.
He was alleged to have grabbed Teddy’s wrist ‘very hard’ and spilled her drink over her, but those claims were dismissed in court.
Support: Tom was spotted by excited fans as he cheered and applauded pal and former athlete Annabel Croft and her professional partner Johannes Radebe following their Samba
Impressive: Annabel and partner Johannesstayed in the competition despite coming decond from the bottom on the leaderboard
Loved it: Many shared their surprise and delight at seeing the diver in the crowd, with some even suggesting he paired up with Johannes on next years show
Cleared: It has been quite the week for Tom whose Oscar-winning husband Dustin Lance Black was cleared of assault
Meanwhile, Krishnan Guru-Murthy was the seventh celebrity to be eliminated from Sunday’s dreaded Strictly dance off.
The newsreader who danced a Samba on Saturday, left the show alongside professional partner Lauren Oakley after landing at the bottom of the leaderboard.
Krishnan faced TV presenter Angela Rippon in the tense dance off as both stars tried to impress the judges one final time.
The remaining seven couples will take to the dancefloor next week when the Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool Special returns to the Tower Ballroom.
Strictly 2023: Week Eight Leaderboard
Layton Williams and Nikita Kuzmin – Argentine Tango to Tattoo by Loreen – 39 points out of 40
Ellie Leach and Vito Coppola– Rumba to True Colours by Cyndi LauperWilliams – 35 points out of 40
Nigel Harman and Katya Jones – Couples Choice to Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars – 34 points out of 40
Angela Scanlon and Carlos Gu – Waltz to With You I’m Born Again by Billy Preston and Syreeta – 33 points out of 40
Bobby Brazier and Dianne Buswell – American Smooth to Ghost of You by 5 Seconds of Summer -32 points out of 40
Angela Rippon and Kai Widdrington – Pasa Doble to Hung Up by Madonna – 32 points out of 40
Annabel Croft and Johannes Radebe – Samba to Whenever, Whereber by Shakila – 31 points out of 40
Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Lauren Oakley – Samba to Bamboléo by Gipsy Kings Al – 25 points out of 40