‘Strictly Come Dancing’: Anastacia Announced As Tenth Star For 2016 Series

The news was announced on Chris Evans' radio show.

19/08/2016 08:41

Anastacia has been announced as the tenth celebrity taking part in this year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ line-up.

The news was announced on Chris Evans’ BBC Radio 2 show on Friday (19 August) morning, and the US superstar can’t wait to hit the dancefloor.

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She told the host: “I am not a dancer. I am looking forward to having fun doing something I have never done before.

“I am looking forward to Salsa, I think I have a 28-year-old Latina trapped inside my body.”

“I’m a total ‘10’ on the level of excitement and definitely a ‘10’ scared!” she continued. “Seriously though, I can’t wait to get started.

“Taking part in ‘Strictly’ is a dream, it’s such a new challenge for me I’ve never done anything like this before so I hope I pull it off.

“I’ve got a lot of training to do before I’m twinkle toes so I’m eager to get my partner and get going! I’m ready.”

So far, this year’s Strictly’ line-up is looking like one of their best yet, and Anastacia will be competing against stars including Ed Balls, Will Young and BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty.

Laura Whitmore will also be fighting it out in a bid to win the Glitterball Trophy, along with Daisy Lowe, former ‘Hollyoaks’ actor Danny Mac, Louise Redknapp, Ore Oduba and Melvin Odom.

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