Fond farewell as Jennifer foxtrots off

Mrs Brown’s Boys actress Jennifer Gibney was never favourite to lift the glitterball trophy, but she was a huge hit when it came to her fellow Strictly Come Dancing contestants.

The remaining celebrities took to social media in their droves to express their sadness at her elimination in week two of the competition.

Jennifer and dance partner Tristan MacManus again found themselves in the bottom two after dancing the foxtrot to the ABBA classic, ‘Mamma Mia’.

The Dubliner has impressed the celebrities and their professional -partners with her friendliness and kind gestures. In the first week of the contest, she presented them all in with a photo album to mark their participation in the Strictly ‘Class of 2014’.

Casualty star Sunetra Sarker tweeted: “My fondest and favourite couple. I will miss you lots. Proud to know ya.”

Pop star Pixie Lott added: “Beautiful lady inside and out.”

“Not gonna be the same coming back next week without @JennyGibney,” tweeted Francesca Bridge of The Saturdays.

Meanwhile, Dragon’s Den star and former Strictly contestant Deborah Meaden had some words of comfort for the Irish actress: “Feeling for you tonight. You went early and will feel glum for a while but your family get you back.”

Meanwhile, Bray-born Tristan thanked fans for their votes. “Ah well, sure what can ya do?! Will be supporting all the couples now,” Tristan tweeted.



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