Our newest reality TV guilty pleasure has officially landed, and we’re pleased to report episode one delivered all the glitter and questionable moves we could have hoped for.
Courtney Act secured herself as the one to beat, topping the leaderboard with a score of 23 out of 30, certifiably blowing the judges, viewers, and maybe even her own dancing partner away.
But while we’ve done some very thorough and important research on the frontrunner, what’s the deal with the rest of the contestants?
Let us introduce you:
The parenting blogger, author of Like a Queen and mum-of-seven has joined the cast this year, despite a rocky start which saw thousands of trolls target her following the announcement.
So much so – she posted a viral video to her Facebook page detailing the relentless hate she receives whenever she’s featured in mainstream media.
But she’s no stranger to online hate – Constance has more than a million followers on her social media combined and is known for her frank views on parenting.
Her success is largely due to a blog post which went viral in 2016 about the uncomfortable truth behind parenting sex. The post, featured on her blog The Not So Secret Life of Us, described the “3.5 minutes you get in between changing nappies and making food” to get down to it while the kids are “distracted”.
The post thrust her into the international spotlight – with Ashton Kutcher calling himself a fan, posting an article about her on his Facebook page in 2016.
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Words can’t explain the love and warmth you guys have given me since watching my video on the on line bullying I have received over the last few years. Almost 6 million views and thousands and thousands of messages from the men and women that care. I am blown away, I am so healed and feel so loved, you are everything. Now it left me with one feeling. I need to start a campaign. Sticks and Stones is my new campaign, I plan to end bullying in this country forever. Every child deserves to feel safe, at school and on line. We are losing too many children to bullying and it has to stop. I can’t bring the lives back that we have lost but together with you Queens I believe I can save the lives of the future. I’ll be honest, To get this campaign off the ground I need funds. So I have decided to have a sale, 20% shop wide and the funds will help me get this Campaign started. “Sticks and Stones” will be an online series, I will interview politicians on why the fuck the laws don’t protect kids, media outlets on why they admin these horrid comments, facebook etc etc and most importantly the victims and talking to the kids in their community about how they can protect each other from bullying. This is such a huge passion of mine, please spoil yourself with my 20% off sale and contribute to getting this campaign off the ground and help me save the lives of young people that do not deserve this utter bullshit. Just like you saved me ???????? #sticksandstones.social #bekind Link is in the bio Thank you so much. No words. ????
The 47-year-old former journalist received the lowest score on the season’s premiere on Monday night, with a dismal 1/10 from “harsh” British judge Craig Revel Horwood.