STRICTLY COME DANCING 2018 viewers saw Lee Ryan and Nadia Bychkova perform their first dance on the live show last night, and shortly after their Waltz, the former EastEnders actor took to Instagram to reflect on his performance.
The 35-year-old appeared overjoyed as he and his dance partner Nadiya celebrated their debut in the live episodes of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing last night.
Lee posted a capture of the two spending time backstage on Instagram, in view of his 106,000 followers.
In the clip, the pair embraced one another while the 29-year-old congratulated the actor.
During the performance, the former Blue singer fell victim to a slight issue on the dance floor, after he slipped on a star which had accidentally been left on the set.
However, Lee seemed unfazed by the incident - as he told fans it didn’t matter as, referring to Nadiya, he gushed he was dancing with a star.
The actor went on to pay tribute to his dance partner, as he expressed his delight at being paired up with her.
The singer-songwriter penned: “So happy for tonight - little slip on a star but I was dancing with one so it’s not all bad with @nadiyabychkova - such an amazing partner I could ever of wished for.
He continued: “I’ll keep trying my best and working hard to improve and do better on @bbcstrictly next week! Love the show and am so grateful to be on it xxx.”
In another post, shared on his Instagram story, Lee admitted that the evening had left him feeling “emotional”.