Tilly Ramsay has been hailed a 'credit to her family' in a very gushing post from Strictly Come Dancing's head make-up artist Lisa Armstrong.

20-year-old Tilly was axed from BBC Strictly on Sunday night after a tense dance off with Rhys Stephenson.

But since her sad departure, her co-stars, celeb fans and members of her famous family have rushed to congratulate her efforts in the competition.

Ant McPartlin's ex-wife Lisa Armstrong, joined in the tributes by posting to her Instagram page: "To this absolute babe, we’re gonna miss you so much!! @tillyramsay

"You we’re a pleasure to make-up every week and are a total credit to your family…

"Beautiful inside and out…" #keepdancing

Lisa Armstrong shared this snap of Tilly as she heaped praise on the young dance star (


Make up artist to the stars: Lisa Armstrong clearly struck of a bond with Tilly during her time on the show (



The two women clearly formed a close bond as Tilly penned a sweet reply back to her new pal.

'' You are the best!!," she told Lisa.

"Always looked forward to our dressing room giggles and fun and I absolutely loved every single look you gave me.''

As she said her goodbye to the dancefloor on Sunday night, Tilly took the time to acknowledge everyone who had supported her Strictly journey.

Tilly said: "I’d just like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has made this an amazing, positive journey for me.

“From everyone here to backstage, wardrobe, make up and camera crew. It’s just been the most extraordinary time.

“I found out something about myself that I didn’t know I could do, I didn’t know I could dance and have fun like this."

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Tilly, 20, danced the Samba to Levitating by Dua Lipa with professional partner Nikita Kuzmin.

But despite scoring 30 they were placed at bottom of the leaderboard leaving saved The judges the "really difficult" decision who to save.

Judge Cynthia shared: "This is really, really difficult. Both couples did beautifully but it just came down to the tiny details like the finish of the footwork. I’d like to save Rhys and Nancy,"

Meanwhile her famous father penned: " Words can’t describe how proud I am of these 2, hard working polite humble and incredibly down to earth," Gordon commented.

Gordon was feel of praise for his daughter as she exited the competition (



The chef added: "Most of all well done and what a celebration of youth and how happy it makes me feel.

"The future is bright and you 2 will continue to shine lots of love dad."

It comes amid a backlash to Dan Walker getting through again, with the BBC Breakfast hitting out at "strange" haters on social media.

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