Strictly's Dianne Buswell shares cosy snap with boyfriend Joe Sugg as she visits him during his West End debut... after Dev Griffin's controversial exit

She was devastated when she and her celebrity partner Dev Griffin were eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday night. 

And Dianne Buswell made use of her new free time as she visited her boyfriend Joe Sugg while he performed in Waitress The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre on Thursday.

The professional dancer, 30, took to Instagram to share a slew of loved-up snaps backstage in the midst of the ongoing row her Strictly exit was 'fixed'. 

Strictly's Dianne Buswell made use of her new free time as she visited her boyfriend Joe Sugg while he performed in Waitress The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre on Thursday

Strictly's Dianne Buswell made use of her new free time as she visited her boyfriend Joe Sugg while he performed in Waitress The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre on Thursday

Brushing off the drama, the red-haired beauty flashed a coy smile as she took a mirror selfie with Joe's arms wrapped around her. 

The following posts show YouTuber Joe, whom she met on the competition last year, pull a series of faces as she continued to snap away.  She captioned it: 'Spent the day with this one @waitresslondon @joe_sugg'.

Dianne's post comes after Strictly judge Craig Revel-Horwood defended his decision to send the pair home. 

Upset: Dianne was left devastated when she and her celebrity partner Dev Griffin were eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday night

Upset: Dianne was left devastated when she and her celebrity partner Dev Griffin were eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday night

Dev and Dianne were the third couple to be eliminated from the BBC series and their exit was marred in controversy after viewers claimed they couldn't vote for them because the phone lines weren't working. 

Fans have also blamed judges Craig, Motsi Mabuse, Bruno Tonioli and Shirley Ballas for their departure as they landed in the bottom two against Emma Weymouth and Aljaž Škorjanec, with Shirley even receiving death threats as a result of their verdict.

On their exit, Craig told The Mirror: 'They can kick off as much as they like. How much do they know about the cha cha cha? Nothing darling.' 

'Dev was the worst dancer on the night but if he had done his other routines then he may have been successful going through.'

Controversy: The professional dancer, 30, took to Instagram to share a slew of loved-up snap backstage in the midst of the ongoing row her Strictly exit was 'fixed'

Controversy: The professional dancer, 30, took to Instagram to share a slew of loved-up snap backstage in the midst of the ongoing row her Strictly exit was 'fixed'

Moving on: Brushing off the drama, the red-haired beauty flashed a coy smile as she took a mirror selfie with Joe's arms wrapped around her

Moving on: Brushing off the drama, the red-haired beauty flashed a coy smile as she took a mirror selfie with Joe's arms wrapped around her

 'I am going to help them in the end. I critique them to help people. If you listen to my comments they are quite sound and if they go away and listen to them then they might get better.'

Fellow judge Shirley Ballas, 59, has also defended her 'heartbreaking' decision to send Dev home by emphasising how tough the competition is, stating: 'The level is super high this year'. 

On Monday's Loose Women, the brunette elaborated: 'The professionals word so hard. She puts life and soul into her partner so I understood why she was a little bit upset. But, people have to get out there and vote.

Candid: Strictly judge Craig Revel-Horwood (pictured on Wednesday) meanwhile has slammed 'know-nothing' fans who were left disappointed by his scoring for axed Dev

Candid: Strictly judge Craig Revel-Horwood (pictured on Wednesday) meanwhile has slammed 'know-nothing' fans who were left disappointed by his scoring for axed Dev

'We do our job but as you can see, there was people who were saved with a lot lowers scores.'

Australian beauty Dianne recently admitted she was 'upset' on Dev's behalf, particularly because she was so 'proud' of his efforts in the ballroom, which placed him among the favourites.  

Speaking to host Rylan Clark-Neal on It Takes Two earlier this week, she said: 'I was in a lot of shock. I didn't think that Dev would be in the bottom two for a while, if at all.

'I think he did an amazing job on Saturday night... I'm really proud of him but I'm really upset that he was in the bottom two and that he ended up leaving.' 

Tense moment: Fans have also blamed the judges for Dianne and Dev landing in the bottom two, as viewers also claimed that their designated 'phone line wouldn't accept calls'

 Tense moment: Fans have also blamed the judges as Dianne and Dev landed in the bottom two against Emma Weymouth and Aljaž Škorjanec

Strictly's Dianne Buswell shares cosy snap with boyfriend Joe Sugg... after Dev Griffin's exit

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