Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer is reportedly struggling with the sexy moves on Strictly Come Dancing.

The Sun quotes a source, who said: "Dani isn’t used to strutting her stuff on stage and is finding that her biggest challenge is trying to be sexy when she dances."

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Meanwhile, Harmer, who's been paired with pro dancer Vincent Simon, has responded on Twitter to comments about her weight.

The 23-year-old said that she wouldn't let jibes about her size get her down.

She has also tweeted a picture of her and Vincent looking exhausted during training to her 50,000 followers:


Dani Harmer
Day 2 of training and I can't wait! Hope me and don't end up like we did last night xxx

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