Stacey Dooley speaks out on why Kevin Clifton really quit Strictly Come Dancing

“Bosses were shocked that somebody who has benefited so much from the show wants to walk away. But fame and fortune has obviously turned his head.  “He’s got a West End deal in place already and that’s going to take up most of his year so there was no persuading him to stay. His mind […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2020 professionals line-up: Who is returning to Strictly?

Strictly Come Dancing 2020 will grace our screens in September, running until December. Fortunately, the BBC has revealed which professional dancers will be returning to the dancefloor for another year but the celebrity line-up all not be revealed until August 2019. Sadly, one professional who will not be returning to the series is Kevin Clifton, […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Oti Mabuse demands big show change after Kelvin Fletcher win

Last year however, the South African professional Latin American and Ballroom dancer had one hell of a rollercoaster ride.  Initially she was partnered with Jamie Laing, but after the first few weeks of rehearsals, the Made in Chelsea star had to forego his place in the competition due to an injury.  Former Emmerdale star Kelvin […]

Strictly Come Dancing: Oti Mabuse QUITS over Kelvin Fletcher friendship jeopardising job?

A BBC source told SunOnline: “Oti is a massive asset for the show, but at the moment she is very unhappy and upset at all the reports and has been left saying ‘do I really need all this BS?’. “She is married and has a lot of respect for Kelvin’s wife and wouldn’t carry on […]

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas – Debbie McGee wins festive gong

Delighted Debbie, 61 – who was a finalist on the main show in 2017 – said of last night’s triumph: “I wasn’t expecting it! It’s just amazing but you know, everybody has been fantastic. I think it’s everybody’s, because we all had a great time, everyone did such great dances.”  Debbie – who lost magician husband Paul […]

Strictly Come Dancing: Anton says ‘I’m going nowhere. I’ll be back on show in 2020”

Anton, the only surviving Strictly Come Dancing pro from its first series in 2004, said he had not spoken to bosses about leaving. Rumours surfaced minutes after Saturday’s grand finale, in which he appeared alongside EastEnders actress Emma Barton, 42.  But he told ITV’s Lorraine breakfast show yesterday: “It’s absolute nonsense – made up before we had […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Anton du Beke drops bombshell news on ‘quitting’ rumours

Fans of the show believed Anton had a great chance at taking home the Glitter Ball, but when he didn’t viewers instantly began speculating over whether he would quit the competition. This morning Anton appeared on Lorraine to discuss the show’s final episode of the year, and address the claims he would be leaving the […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: BBC dealt shock blow as final sees Kelvin Fletcher lift trophy

Kelvin and Oti were up against EastEnders star Emma Barton and her partner Anton Du Beke and CBBC presenter Karim Zeroual and his pro-dancer Amy Dowden. They each performed three of their best dances in the hopes of impressing the viewer enough to vote them the winners of this year’s competition. But it seems it […]

Strictly 2019: Anton Du Beke to quit show after 15 years as he looks for new challenge?

Anton Du Beke has been a family favourite on Strictly for the past 15 years but has never won the BBC show, and so after getting his partner EastEnders’ actor Emma Barton to this year’s final, the dancer has reportedly had enough and is said to be looking for new adventures. Anton and Emma were […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Kelvin Fletcher wins with Oti Mabuse

Strictly Come Dancing bosses signed Kelvin Fletcher up at the last minute to replace Jamie Laing who pulled out of the competition due to an injury. Partnered with Oti Mabuse, he stormed onto the dance floor in week one with an incredibly sexy Samba. 13 weeks later, hundreds of hours of rehearsals, he and Oti […]