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Oti Mabuse looks glamorous in plunging royal blue mini dress and heels before hosting Romeo & Duet

Oti Mabuse cut a glamorous figure as she posed backstage before hosting her new talent and dating show Romeo & Duet on Saturday.

The former Strictly Come Dancing professional, 31, wore a blue satin mini dress by The Attico, as she smiled for a series of behind-the-scenes photos.

The Dancing On Ice judge’s garment featured a plunging neckline to showcase her ample cleavage, while her long legs were also on display. 

In style: Oti Mabuse, 31, cut a glamorous figure as she posed backstage in a royal blue mini dress by The Attico before hosting her new talent and dating show Romeo & Duet on Saturday

She wore a pair of heels with silver straps by Gianvito Rossi to add a few inches to her stature.

The star accessorised with a pair of glittering earrings by Sarah Ho which featured reused antique gemstones and recycled gold.

Oti wore a coat of make-up to highlight her pretty facial features and flashed a winning smile in the pictures which she shared on Instagram. 

Glamour puss: Dancing On Ice judge Oti's garment featured a plunging neckline to showcase her ample cleavage

Glamour puss: Dancing On Ice judge Oti’s garment featured a plunging neckline to showcase her ample cleavage

She captioned her post: ‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is a gift and that’s why it’s called the present – kung fu panda.

‘Excited it’s Saturday again @romeoandduetofficial on at 7pm on @itv.’

Romeo & Duet sees singletons stand on a balcony as they are serenaded by potential love matches.

Strike a pose: The skirt finished above her knee to leave her long legs on display as she posed backstage

Strike a pose: The skirt finished above her knee to leave her long legs on display as she posed backstage

However, while they are able to hear the dulcet tones of their possible partners, they are not able to see them, with the singers given one song to entice the contestant down from the balcony so they can meet face-to-face.

Any pairs head off on a duet-date to learn a song to perform together in an ultimate romantic love battle against the other couples, with one duo being crowned the winners.

Oti made her presenting debut on Romeo & Duet last Saturday evening, with viewers divided in opinion on the show.  

Reaction: Oti made her presenting debut last Saturday evening during new dating show Romeo and Duet, which earned a divided reaction from viewers

Reaction: Oti made her presenting debut last Saturday evening during new dating show Romeo and Duet, which earned a divided reaction from viewers

Some Fans savaged the show, with one writing: ‘#romeoandduet has got to be the worst thing I have seen on TV for a while. Concept is god awful and gone backwards in terms of not judging people by the way they look. @itv I’m not sure this should be on again.’

Another said: ‘#romeoandduet is the worst tv I have seen in years. @otimabuse it saddens me you have left #StrictlyComeDancing for this twaddle.’  

Someone else added: ‘I literally watch anything! But this is genuinely the worst thing I’ve seen on TV in a long long time #romeoandduet’.

Presenting Debut: The dancer - who recently quit Strictly Come Dancing - returned to ITV viewers screens shortly after her stint as a Dancing On Ice judge

Presenting Debut: The dancer – who recently quit Strictly Come Dancing – returned to ITV viewers screens shortly after her stint as a Dancing On Ice judge

A fourth brutally quipped: ‘I’ve been wheel chair bound for 2 years but thanks for #romeoandduet I was able to muster up enough strength and turn the TV off.’

Several others praised Oti for her presenting, but lamented the fact that the show was not a good vehicle for her skills.

One said: ‘Oti is so natural. She’s brilliant! Shame the show was so unnatural and made little to no sense.’

A second echoed: ‘I love @otimabuse but this show is an absolute waste of airtime #romeoandduet’.

Unhappy: Viewers were divided with their opinion on the show, with some taking to Twitter to slate the programme

Unhappy: Viewers were divided with their opinion on the show, with some taking to Twitter to slate the programme

And another agreed, writing: ‘It’s a shame that #RomeoAndDuet sucks salt, as Oti Mabuse is very likeable, but maybe this kind of forgettable, puff TV show isn’t the right vehicle for her.’

However despite the vastly negative review, there were some who were kept entertained, as one fan wrote: ‘Loving this #RomeoAndDuet show! Super cute and fun to watch! smashed it for her first ever solo show!

Another penned: ‘Loving #romeoandduet something new to Watch on a Saturday with the lovely @otimabuse’ 

A third chimed in: ‘I saw half of #romeoandduet as was on a day out today and not long got back, I enjoyed what I saw. An interesting format and great for Saturday nights, looking forward to seeing a full episode.’

Silver lining: Several others praised Oti for her presenting, but lamented the fact that the show was not a good vehicle for her skills

Silver lining: Several others praised Oti for her presenting, but lamented the fact that the show was not a good vehicle for her skills

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