The first celebrities have been revealed for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing!
That’s right, it’s time to dust off your glitterball and polish your dance shoes because Strictly is back!
The show will debut in the fall, and this year there was a change in the composition of the judges, with pro dancer Anton Du Beke taking the place of judge Bruno Tonioli, as well as a group of new pro dancers join the show!
And there will be an all-male couple for the first time on Strictly.
The first famous contestants have been revealed and we’ll keep you posted on who else will join the series when they’re announced. So come back and check it out!
Who are the Strictly Come Dancing contestants this year?
John white is the fourth celebrity confirmed for the new Strictly series.
He is a chef, television presenter and culinary author, who won the third series of The Great British Bake Off.
“I am so grateful, excited and nervous to join the Strictly 2021 family. I have been wearing sequins and jazzy clothes since I was three and can’t wait to get started, full blast, around the most glamorous runway in dance on earth.
“What’s more exciting for me is that I’m going to be half of the first all-male partnership, which is a big step forward in representation and inclusion. No matter who I’m paired with, I am. hope they’re up for a challenge because I want our routines to include lots of spectacular lifts! ” he said.
AJ Odudu was the third nominee to be revealed for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
She’s a TV presenter, whom you might recognize in The Voice and The Voice Kids.
She said: “I’m more than happy that I’m going to be on Strictly Come Dancing this year and I’m so glad I can finally tell my mom. Her face will be a picture, she’s going to be over the moon! I love the show and I’m fully committed to making the most of every second of the Strictly experience. Go for it! ”
Robert webb was the second candidate to be announced.
He is a BAFTA award-winning actor, writer and comedian.
“I’m ridiculously excited to be a part of Strictly this year. It’s a big, generous and joyful show and I can’t wait to be wrapped up in a spandex jumpsuit and shot from a glitter cannon straight at Claudia Winkleman. , I think that’s what happens.
“My goal is to try to survive week to week without seriously injuring myself or hurting innocent bystanders. I know it’s going to be a challenge. To do well in this competition is a test of character, even if it’s mostly a challenge. dance test. ” he said.
Tom fletcher was the first nominee to be revealed for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing lineup.
Tom is a songwriter, songwriter, musician, singer, and songwriter (phew!) And you might know him from the McFly band and as the author of The Christmasaurus and The Creakers.
“I think the fact that I’m going to be dancing on Strictly this year is just starting to permeate me as I write this! I’m incredibly excited, of course, but also totally terrified!
“My kids were also excited until I started showing them my best daddy dancing in the kitchen. I’m not sure how far they’ll take me in the competition, but I can’t wait to add some new moves to my embarrassing dad – dance repertoire. ” he said.
Well, we can’t wait to see your daddy dance Tom!
What do you think of the celebrities who will participate this year? Let us know who you can’t wait to see below!