Rhys commented on his reactions online, saying: “So that was a bit of an over pouring of emotion, sorry for becoming Bruce Willis in Friends but I think it hit me properly where I am and what a dream come true all of this is.
“Thank you for enjoying our waltz, it was the first time I felt absolute peace on that dance floor.
“Also, @claudiawinkle, playing my grandparents after!? That was low.”
Many of Rhys’ 24,500 followers were quick to offer him their support, including some of his co-stars.