The former ‘Hollyoaks’ star, who is best known by soap fans as Dodger Savage, has claimed he is going to fully embrace all aspects of the BBC ballroom show - even if that means going shirtless or wearing a ridiculous amount of sequins.
Speaking to The Huffington Post UK and other journalists at the ‘Strictly’ launch, he said: “Even by doing this show, I was so terrified of being myself, I didn’t become an actor to be me, so it took me years to agree to do this show. And now, I’ve finally embraced it, so I had to embrace the costumes too.
“I’m not going to be that guy, I’m going to embrace the entire experience. In wardrobe, they asked if there was anything I didn’t want to wear. And I went, ‘you know what? Whatever. I’ll wear whatever you think is best.’”
He could live to regret that statement.
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ starts tonight (3 September) at 6.50pm on BBC One.
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