Bruce Forsyth On Leaving ‘Strictly Come Dancing': ‘It Was Like Breaking Up With Your Girlfriend'

05/04/2014 09:49 | Updated 08 April 2014

Sir Bruce Forsyth has opened up about his decision to leave ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, revealing that he’s been thinking about the “tough decision” since the last series ended.

He has also explained what it was like telling fellow presenter Tess Daly about his decision, likening the situation to breaking up with a girlfriend.

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Brucie has taken a bow and left 'Strictly'

The TV legend has also denied that he was told to leave by the BBC, stating: “It was my decision completely.

Brucie won’t be disappearing completely either and he’s got a few projects planned already.

Bruce presented ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ alongside Tess Daly for 10 years. Speculation is already mounting as to who will replace him, and Tess’s husband Vernon Kay, Claudia Winkle and Anton du Beke have all been rumoured as possible presenters.

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