The Danes Jakob Fauerby and Silas Holst made TV history with their appearance together on “Vild med Dans”, the Denmark’s version of the “Dancing With the Stars” franchise.

Now the first same-sex couple to appear in the franchise has won the first prize, the website LGBTQ Nations reports.

“Not in my wildest dreams did I anticipate this,” Fauerby, a Copenhagen-based actor told the website before the winning performance.

Fauerby insisted on dancing with a male partner as a requirement for his participation.

“I had already thought that if they called me, I would ask if it was possible to dance with a man,” Fauerby, told LGBTQ Nation.

Denmark is known to be quite liberal, but even so, having two men dancing together in the show created some controversy.

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Photo: Henrik Ohsten/TV 2