Peter Andre: 'I Turned Down Strictly Come Dancing Over Tight Trousers'


Peter Andre has revealed he's turned down Strictly Come Dancing for the last four years because of a fear of tight trousers.

The singer and ex-husband of Katie Price told Digital Spy he'd love to keep dancing but doesn't have the time or the inclination to wear stretchy sequinned outfits.

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He said: "I think Strictly's a really good show. I really like it because I've danced for years, but it's quite a few months you have to do it for and because our work is so full on, we don't have that.

"The other thing is that I could not see myself wearing the Spandex. I could do everything else on that show, except for wearing those tight trousers. I think the outfits look great on the girls and some of the guys can pull it off, but it just doesn't suit me."

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Peter also said he expected to have a change of direction in TV work: "I reckon I'm moving more into format shows. I love the reality show, but we're on our 10th series so I'll probably be taking a step back."

The 'Mysterious Girl' singer has big music plans and has recorded a song with Shaggy.

He said: "I can confirm I've collaborated with an awesome artist called Shaggy. He's been working on Ne-Yo's album and we've done a track together. We're just going to put it on hold, but we've got it there, ready to go, so if he comes out with Ne-Yo and does something big, I'm jumping on that... I wouldn't want to release something and not get radio play so I'll just wait.

"I worked with Shaggy years ago on The Little Mermaid and he's a really cool guy, very professional."

Peter has just launched the Peter Andre Channel App which integrates his social media feeds as well as new content and video chat capability.

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