Craig Revel-Horwood slams ‘ridiculous’ Strictly complaints over drag routine

Craig Revel-Horwood has given his unfiltered verdict on those who complained about Saturday’s episode of Strictly. The show saw the pro dancers pay homage to classic musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, which involved a handful of the male dancers dressing up in drag. Johannes Rabede, Giovanni Pernice and Gorka Marquez could be seen rocking […]

Ruth Langsford reaches out to Shirley Ballas on anniversary of brother’s death

Ruth Langsford offered her support to Shirley Ballas after the Strictly head judge shared a story about the death of her brother. Dance star Shirley, 60, took to social media on Saturday to share her memories of her brother – who she explained had taken his own life in 2003. The star uploaded a number […]

Strictly’s HRVY moans about Janette Manrara’s filter as they get ready for show

Strictly Come Dancing fans can’t get enough of HRVY’s dancing, but it seems he’s had enough of his pro partner’s social media antics. The YouTuber and professional Janette Manrara took to Instagram ahead of Saturday night’s show to tell fans of their excitement for this week’s theme of musicals. Addressing her followers, Janette beamed: “Hi […]

Maisie Smith says footballers have been sliding into her DMs amid HRVY rumours

Strictly star Maisie Smith has revealed her DMs have been full of messages from secret admirers since she started dancing on the BBC One show. The EastEnders actress, 19, is competing with her partner Gorka Marquez for a chance to lift the Glitterball Trophy, and it seems her sexy samba routine has impressed many. Maisie […]

Strictly’s Motsi Mabuse demands long-term change for Black Lives Matter movement

Strictly Come Dancing’s Motsi Mabuse voiced a hope for long-term change with Black Lives Matter. As a huge star in the showbiz and TV worlds, the personality said she recognises her “responsibility” of representing black people. The head judge noted she was one of the “very few black people” in Germany on TV and on […]

Bruno Tonioli ‘worried for Strictly future after Anton wows in judge’s seat’

Bruno Tonioli fears he may be ‘forgotten’ from the Strictly Come Dancing judging panel – and replaced by Anton du Beke. The 65-year-old choreographer has been largely absent from the 2020 season of Strictly after he ditched the show in favour of maintaining his judging seat on Dancing With The Stars in the USA instead. […]

Motsi Mabuse back in London with rarely seen husband ahead of Strictly return

Strictly Come Dancing’s Motsi Mabuse has been spotted back in London ahead of her return to the judging panel on tonight’s show. The dancer, who was forced to isolate for 14 days after an urgent trip home to Germany, was out with husband Evgenij Voznyuk, who is rarely seen in public, and their daughter, two. […]

Strictly Maisie Smith’s mum warns teen is ‘vulnerable and nervous’ behind scenes

Strictly Come Dancing star Maisie Smith’s mother has shared her concern that the teenager has been left ‘upset and vulnerable’ while taking part in the show. At 19-years-old, Maisie – who stars on BBC soap EastEnders – is the youngest contestant of the 2020 Strictly competition. While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced the usual […]

Maisie Smith ‘working on loving her body’ as she shares ‘insecurity’ about legs

Strictly’s Maisie Smith has dished out some worldly wisdom for anyone struggling with body confidence. Maisie, who’s one of the favourites to reach this year’s final with Gorka Marquez, shared a string of snaps in which she rocked green training shorts on her way to dance practice. The EastEnders actress explained: “Here lies a collection […]

JJ Chalmers battling agonising leg infection – but vows he won’t quit Strictly

Strictly star JJ Chalmers has been battling a secret injury after a piece of shrapnel embedded in his leg became infected shortly before the show started. The 33-year-old, who was injured in a bomb blast while serving in Afghanistan, has been managing the pain but it flared up again this week while practising the Viennese […]