Strictly in 'racism row' after Tameka is second celebrity to be voted off
The EastEnders actress, 39, is off the show following a dance-off with TV presenter Laura Whitmore, 31.
Empson danced while hurt - and after singer Anastacia, 48, was allowed to pull out of last week's dance-off because of a serious injury.
The exit of two black stars - radio DJ Melvin Odoom, 36, left the BBC1 show after receiving the fewest public votes last week - has sparked accusations that viewers have been racist.
But a BBC source said that the broadcaster was not to blame for the way in which people voted.
"If there is an issue to explore, it lies with the audience not voting... read more
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