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Strictly Come Dancing 2020 FINAL: Claudia Winkleman tells Jamie Laing to PROPOSE to Sophie Habboo

He previously revealed that he would get engaged to his girlfriend if he made the finale of the hit BBC One series.

And Claudia Winkleman grilled Jamie Laing over his proposal plans for Sophie Habboo during Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing 2020 final.

After the MIC star performed a Charleston to Zero To Hero from Hercules with pro Karen Hauer, Claudia, 48, said: ‘On the subject of you being in the final, it was written about and it was said… you were going to do something quite important.’

Wedding bells? Claudia Winkleman grilled Jamie Laing over his proposal plans for Sophie Habboo during Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing 2020 final (pictured with Karen Hauer)

To which Jamie admitted: ‘I said if I reached the final… I would propose to my girlfriend.’ 

Claudia then commented on Boris Johnson’s announcement earlier on Saturday, where he cancelled Christmas for more than 16.4million people and put a third of England, including London, into a brutal new ‘Tier 4’ from midnight. 

She said: ‘Now is a great time, people have had a bad day, just go for it!’

With Jamie quickly backtracking and replying: ‘Ok, but I think if we win it…’   

Smitten: He previously revealed that he would get engaged to his girlfriend if he made the finale of the hit BBC One series

Smitten: He previously revealed that he would get engaged to his girlfriend if he made the finale of the hit BBC One series

Hilarious: After the MIC star performed a Charleston to Zero To Hero from Hercules with pro Karen Hauer, Claudia, 48, said: 'On the subject of you being in the final, it was written about and it was said... you were going to do something quite important.'

Hilarious: After the MIC star performed a Charleston to Zero To Hero from Hercules with pro Karen Hauer, Claudia, 48, said: ‘On the subject of you being in the final, it was written about and it was said… you were going to do something quite important.’

In October, the Made In Chelsea star said he’ll propose to girlfriend Sophie if he wins Strictly Come Dancing 2020.

Jamie also sweetly revealed that he wants children with his co-star, 27, in the future. 

Talking about his future with Sophie, he joked in OK! magazine that a TV proposal would be her ‘worst nightmare’.

He quipped: ‘You know what, maybe I should do that, when I lift the trophy… I might propose to her at the same time. Honestly, she would be furious if I did it on the Strictly dance floor, on the TV, it would be her worst nightmare.’

Strictly proposal? To which Jamie admitted: 'I said if I reached the final... I would propose to my girlfriend.'

Strictly proposal? To which Jamie admitted: ‘I said if I reached the final… I would propose to my girlfriend.’

Topical: Claudia then commented on Boris Johnson's announcement earlier on Saturday, where he cancelled Christmas for more than 16.4million people and put a third of England, including London, into a brutal new 'Tier 4' from midnight

Topical: Claudia then commented on Boris Johnson’s announcement earlier on Saturday, where he cancelled Christmas for more than 16.4million people and put a third of England, including London, into a brutal new ‘Tier 4’ from midnight

Although Jamie cheekily added that ‘between us’ he will propose if he wins Strictly 2020.

Talking about whether they are concerned about the show’s curse, Jamie insisted that they won’t be hit by it as Sophie is ‘one of the most amazing people’ he’s ever met in his entire life.

The Strictly ‘curse’ is seen when one or more members of a couple compete on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Grilled: She said: 'Now is a great time, people have had a bad day, just go for it!' With Jamie quickly backtracking and replying: 'Ok, but I think if we win it...'

Grilled: She said: ‘Now is a great time, people have had a bad day, just go for it!’ With Jamie quickly backtracking and replying: ‘Ok, but I think if we win it…’

STRICTLY 2020 FINAL: THE SCORES

JUDGES PICK

Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez – Samba to Samba (Conga) by Gloria Estefan – 29 out of 30

HRVY and Janette Manrara – Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande – 29 out of 30

Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse – Quickstep to Talk To The Animals by Bobby Darin – 29 out of 30

Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer – Charleston to Zero To Hero from Hercules – 26 out of 30

SHOWDANCE

HRVY and Janette –  Boogie Wonderland by Brittany Murphy – 29 out of 30

Bill and Oti – The Show Must Go On by Queen – 30 out of 30

Jamie and Karen – I’m Still Standing by Taron Egerton – 29 out of 30

Maisie and Gorka – We Need A Little Christmas by Idina Menzel – 30 out 30

FAVOURITE DANCE

Jamie and Karen – Couple’s Choice to Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) by C+C Music Factory – 29 out of 30

Maisie and Gorka – Quickstep to When You’re Smiling by Andy Williams – 29 out of 30

HRVY and Janette – American Smooth to One (Singular Sensation) from A Chorus Line – 30 out of 30

Bill and Oti – Couple’s Choice to Rapper’s Delight from The Sugarhill Gang – 29 out of 30

The couple is typically torn apart by time-related issues or one partner’s attraction to another person on the show, which in the past has led to divorces, breakups, called off engagements and more.  

He said: ‘Look, it doesn’t matter if you’ve been married 40 years or dating for weeks. The curse has been hyped to be this big thing but we have to remember it’s just hype, you make a choice if you want to sleep with your dance partner.

‘From my side, I’m totally in love with my girlfriend and one way to show how much you love someone is by not cheating, right? It comes down to respect and trust. I’d never want to hurt her, she’s my best friend.’ 

Jamie added that he wants to have children with Sophie in the future and the ‘goal in life’ is to have a family. 

Bold claim: In October, the Made In Chelsea star said he'll propose to girlfriend Sophie if he wins Strictly Come Dancing 2020

Bold claim: In October, the Made In Chelsea star said he’ll propose to girlfriend Sophie if he wins Strictly Come Dancing 2020  

Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse were crowned the winners of the programme, beating finalists Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer, HRVY and Janette Manrara, and Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez.

The comedian, 55, became the oldest champion in the show’s history as he scooped the Glitterball trophy, and paid tribute to his professional partner for ‘turning him into a dancer.’

The victory also made the South African beauty, 30, Strictly’s first ever back-to-back champion in the show’s history, and the dancer also praised her celebrity partner for being ‘a friend, father figure and brother.’  

Wahay! Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse were crowned the winners of the programme during the show

Wahay! Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse were crowned the winners of the programme during the show

Final four: Finalists Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer raised the roof with energetic performances

Final four: Finalists Jamie and Karen raised the roof with energetic performances

So close: Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez narrowly missed out on scooping the Glitterball Trophy

So close: Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez narrowly missed out on scooping the Glitterball Trophy

Captivating audiences: Comedian Bill also beat HRVY and Janette Manrara

Captivating audiences: Comedian Bill also beat HRVY and Janette Manrara

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