Shirley, 60, told the DJ, 36, that her feet “missed the mark… There was too much fumbling – it was by far your weakest performance so far”.
But, Kevin was having none of it, posting in view of his 250,000 Twitter followers that he “loved it”.
“Mad harsh on @claraamfo and @AljazSkorjanec!!!!” he started.
“Yes a couple of mistakes but there were also mistakes for the couples before them too @bbcstrictly.”