Strictly Come Dancing: Lisa Riley is suffering from 'salsa shoulder'


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Actress Lisa Riley is suffering shoulder pains caused by gruelling rehearsals to perform the salsa on this week's Strictly Come Dancing.

The former Emmerdale star is currently the bookmakers' favourite to get the boot in the semi-final of the BBC1 dance contest this weekend.

Lisa, who is paired with professional partner Robin Windsor, revealed on Twitter that she is suffering from "salsa shoulder" and is in pain.

She later added: "Everyone needs a good shoulder popping!!! Had the most amazing massage ever to sort out my salsa shoulder!"

The odds on her being voted out by the judges this week have now fallen to 1/1, according to William Hill.

Olympic medallist Louis Smith, now the only male left in the contest and partnered with Flavia Cacace, is currently the favourite to walk away with the glitterball trophy.