Fans tuning in to Carol's segments have been even more effusive in their praise.
'It's not even a slight joke when I say that I love Carol Kirkwood.
Tonight Jamelia herself reminded us, painfully, of the playground-style cruelty of even nice reality shows like Strictly when acknowledging "the public don’t like me".
She’s so bad that the voting audience is clearly finding it amusing to keep her in, despite that mortifying score of two from Craig Revel Horwood.
And almost 20 years after she first hit screens, the 54-year-old divorcee is suddenly more popular than ever - and it's all thanks to a daring new look.
Carol's on-screen outfits in recent weeks - including boldly coloured body-con dresses and a leather skirt - have seen her hailed a 'babe' by fans on Twitter.
So maybe Strictly’s gender balance is evening out after the elimination of four men, but it’s a shame Kirsty Gallacher went.
The popular weatherwoman was back in the safety of the BBC Breakfast studio after viewers spotted a major safety error on the BBC show when she sped off on a quad bike.Olivia Jackson (Pannal) had a hole in one at the par-3 17th in her second-round 67, which was 11 shots better than her morning round. Carol Kirkwood has been brightening viewers' mornings as a BBC weather presenter since 1998.Kirkwood admitted to Claudia she doesn’t know what next week’s American Smooth dance is – and chances are we’ll be none the wiser after watching her dance it next Saturday.Didn’t the taped segments before the dances used to be about contestants learning the steps?Eleven of these birdies came in her 10-under-par first round in which her halves were 34 and 31.Second time round, her nine-hole scores were 37 and 33.Inland areas can expect sunny spells with a lot of dry weather, with the south west seeing most of th sunshine with temperatures topping 15 degrees celsius.South east and the midlands will also see some sunshine whilst Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland will have a fine day as temperatures get close to 20 degrees celsius.'Her dresses are figure hugging and highlight her svelte frame,' she said.'The neckline on her dresses is flattering and shows just enough flesh without being too revealing.'Carol is not afraid to incorporate vibrant colours into her wardrobe,' added Natalie, who pointed out that it is 'commonplace' and 'easier' to opt for subdued colours on camera.Her hair and makeup also got the seal of approval.'Her makeup is fresh and not too over done, complementing a simple up-do so as not to draw too much attention away from her outfit,' Natalie said.