21/04/2018 09:12 BST

Craig Revel Horwood Says ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ ‘Will Be Better Without Brendan Cole’

'How many dancers in their life get a job that will last 15 years? Not many. Be grateful.'

Craig Revel Horwood has hit out at Brendan Cole, claiming ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ will be “better” without him.

Back in January, Brendan revealed - live on ‘Lorraine’ - that his contract with the BBC has not been renewed for 2018, but while Anton Du Beke said he was “heartbroken” and Zoe Ball shared her condolences, it seems Craig does is not quite so sympathetic.

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Brendan Cole 

That all started when a tabloid newspaper reported that Brendan’s decision to breach protocol and dance with Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, led to the decision to give him the axe from the BBC dance show.

While the BBC declined to comment on the matter, Clarence House issued a statement, explaining that Camilla enjoyed the dance and this was not the case.

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