It Takes Two host Rylan warned “we’re not getting it” as he sent love to Tilly Ramsay on the TODAY Show, following brutal jibes about Steve Allen’s weight.
The 32-year-old star didn’t miss the opportunity to once again air his support for the teenager live on air this evening.
Beginning the TODAY show, Rylan was joined by a panel of celeb guests as they discussed the remaining Strictly Contestants.
When it got to Tilly, 19, the TV favorite said: “Let’s move on to Tilly and Nikita, and all I have to say is we love Tilly on this show!
“None of that, thank you – you come for that, you come for us!”
Jamie Ling said: “Can we even remember that she is 19?”
Rylan replied: “He’s literally a kid! [When I was 19] I was drinking Lambrini in the park!”
LBC host Steve Allen launched an Ofcom evaluation this week after he targeted the teenager on the airwaves for his size.
He branded the star as a “chubby little thing” – causing outrage across the country.
Alan quipped: “She can’t dance well. I’m already bored with her. She’s a little nerd, right, have you noticed? Maybe her dad is cooking me. Must imagine.”
Tilly responded to the comment with a poignant statement posted to Instagram, where she firmly stated that she “won’t tolerate people who publicly scrutinize someone’s weight and appearance”.
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She said: “I try not to read and listen to comments and negativity, although being recently called on a national radio station by a 67-year-old man is a step too far.”
Her respectful response has garnered support from her fans, Strictly co-stars and celebs alike.
Among those who voiced his support was Gary Lineker, who called Steve “a loathsome excuse of a scoundrel”, while Jason Manford said he was a “bitter old p***k”.
Rylan previously rallied for support as he tweeted: “Come for Tilly, you come for all of us…”
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