Strictly Come Dancing bosses reportedly amped up security for Saturday nights first live show.
According to The Sun on Sunday, bosses ensured protective measures were put in place ahead of Strictly airing, as some stars had been subjected to sinister death threats.
Its reported bosses hired ex-military security guards to be on hand when the celebrities arrived at Elstree Studios ahead of filming and this years celebs have been given code names and told not to post photos of them in training in order to keep their location under wraps.
Sources have claimed: Each year celebs get letter but this year there have been a few stand-out, deeply sinister ones which were flagged to the in-house team.
Security were alerted and a concerted effort made to bump up protection.
Metro.co.uk have reached out to a spokesperson for Strictly.
Strictly returned with its new series on Saturday night, where new judge Motsi Mabuse made her debut, after replacing Darcey Bussell on the panel.
Fans saw late addition Kelvin Fletcher wow the judges when he took to the floor for the first time with professional partner Oti Mabuse.
The pair won themselves a standing ovation and an incredible score of 33 points – the highest ever score given in the first show in five years.
Former Emmerdale star Kelvin was drafted in to replace Jamie Laing (who watched on from the studio audience) after he sustained a foot injury and was forced to pull out of the competition.
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