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How the Strictly snog scandal went from sequins to being a serious story | Frances Ryan

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The fallout from contestant Seann Walsh’s indiscretion shows we should be wary of reducing other people’s lives to entertainment fodderIf historians of the future wish to analyse British culture in 2018, they could do worse than inspect the Strictly Come Dancing kiss scandal. First, front pages were emblazoned with reports that Seann Walsh and professional dance partner Katya Jones had been caught “snogging” outside a club (which makes it sound like Strictly is Britain’s bike shed and the British media are collectively skiving maths). Then, on Tuesday, Walsh’s long-term partner, actor Rebecca Humphries, accused the comedian of “controlling” behaviour,
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