Strictly Come Dancing Tess Daly has been accused of stirring up 'beef' between the judges and revelling in the tension on the panel.

The long-serving presenter often lands a few playful digs at the judges, particularly Craig Revel-Horwood, and she couldn't resist poking the bear on Saturday night after there was a real difference of opinion OVER Tilly Ramsay's Pasa Doble.

Notoriously hard to please expert Craig told Gordon Ramsay's daughter and her pro partner Nikita they could have "gone much further," with their routine but, as Tess passed over to his Strictly colleague Motsi she reacted: "I'm like 'did we see the same thing?!'

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"I felt your determination. I felt the intention. I felt the attack from the leg. I felt that you were a partner to Nikita; so it was quite a strong performance, if I really compare it to last week.

"Don't be afraid to push even more, but hard work pays off."

As head judge Shirley Ballas was asked by Tess for her critique, she sided with Motsi, saying: "Well Tilly, I also saw the hard work," before turning to Craig and remarking: "I have no idea what you're looking at!"

Appearing delighted at the tension between the judges, Tess interrupted: "It's two against one Craig! It's two against one."

And viewers were quick to react to Tess' glee at the fallout. Watching the live show at home, one tweeted: "2 against 1 craig’ tess is just here for the beef."

After Craig then gave a rather lukewarm critique to John and Johannes' American Smooth, Tess accused him of being "picky," but, siding with Craig, a fan reacted: "Excuse me Tess, you're calling out Craig for bring picky for week four?! Yet Shirley said not ten minutes ago that there aren't allowed to be any mistakes in dances by week four??"

Echoing the same sentiments, another commented: "shirley said week 4 dont make any mistakes. Tess then says Craig is being picky, leave it to the judges please."

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