Fleur East confirmed as twelfth movie star to participate in Strictly



leur East has been introduced as the newest movie star to join this yr’s collection of Strictly Come Dancing.

The previous X Issue finalist and I’m A Superstar star confirmed the information on Thursday through the Hits Breakfast Present, which she presents.

Discussing her determination to participate within the BBC dance competitors, the 34-year-old Londoner revealed that her late dad was an enormous issue.

She mentioned: “I’m equally nervous and thrilled to be a part of this yr’s Strictly line up. I’m excited to study new expertise and I wish to take in each second of this magical expertise.

Fleur East initially shot to fame on collection 11 of The X Issue

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“It’s such an honour to be on the present after years of watching it with my father who cherished it a lot.

“Sadly my Dad is now not with us however I do know he can be watching over the ballroom in spirit.”

This yr marks Strictly’s twentieth anniversary which is able to return to BBC One within the autumn hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

The total line-up of celebrities participating has but to be introduced.

Along with East, different contestants thus far confirmed embrace retired footballer Tony Adams, five-time Paralympic gold medal successful swimmer Ellie Simmonds, Kiss FM DJ Tyler West, comic Jayde Adams, Free Ladies presenter Kaye Adams, Radio 2 host Richie Anderson, Hear’Say singer and cleaning soap star Kym Marsh, and former Hollyoaks actor Will Mellor.

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