However, the star’s decision to leave the show had nothing to do with what the then-head judge said about him, as he explained to the Times newspaper. The ‘Leave Right Now’ singer said it was because of “a number of things”.
“It was important for me to leave Strictly for my own wellbeing.
“It was a number of things. It was nothing to do with the people on the show, and it certainly wasn’t because Len Goodman dissed my salsa – I mean, come on!
“I love dance, and because of the stuff that was going on personally, I just wasn’t enjoying the dancing.”
Will quit the show after only three weeks, and retreated from the spotlight for a while. However, he’ll be back in action this summer, with a string of summer festival dates, and a role on BBC show ‘Pitch Battle’.