12/12/2014 09:47 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Pregnant Strictly Come Dancing Star Karen Hardy's 'Pregnancy Commuting Hell'


Strictly star Karen Hardy has voiced her annoyance that despite being eight months pregnant and resembling a giant watermelon (her words, not ours!), no one gave up their seat for her when she commuted into London.

Karen, 44, was travelling into Victoria to take part in radio interviews about this weekend's Strictly Come Dancing show, when she tweeted:

Worried that people would accuse her of being a dancing diva, the It Takes Two regular added:

Karen's followers tried to get the hashtag: #givekarenaseat trending, but stiff competition from #ChristmasJumperDay kept it off the trending lists and Karen faced an even worse time on the tube.

Once Karen had made it to the BBC studios, - all in one piece, but in need of a good sit down - she thanked her followers for their support:

This is Karen's second pregnancy. She and her husband, Conrad Murray, already have a nine-year-old son called Callum.

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