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'Strictly Come Dancing' Professional Dancer Gleb Savchenko Calls For Same Sex Couples: 'The Show Should Embrace Diversity'

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Strictly Come Dancing’ professional Gleb Savchenko has backed calls for the show to feature same-sex couples.

The BBC ballroom show is under increasing pressure to become more diverse, and Gleb has now said he loves the idea of dancing with a man.

Gleb Savchenko

“I think this would be great idea,” the Russian dancer told GuysULike.

Gleb’s comments are in stark contrast to those of former professional James Jordan, who previously branded the idea “wrong”.

“I think they would lose so many viewers,” he told The Sun earlier this year.

“But ballroom and Latin dancing is about a man dancing with a woman – that’s fact.”

James Jordan

He was added that he was annoyed by judge Craig Revel Horwood “pushing” the idea “because he’s gay”, after he said ‘Strictly’ should be encouraging the change.

The final of the current series of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ airs this weekend, with Jay McGuiness, Kellie Bright, Katie Derham and Georgia May Foote all battling it out to win the Glitterball trophy.

Find out who wins on Saturday (19 December) from 6.50pm on BBC One.

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