Graziano Di Prima
The Italian dancer has shared the surprisingly emotional story of his father being asked to switch seats.
Anton is swapping the dancefloor for the judging desk on this year's series, replacing Bruno Tonioli.
The BBC received nearly 200 complaints about the pro dancer's performance with Johannes Radebe last year.
The long-standing judge had his say on Twitter after 189 people complained to the BBC.
Graziano Di Prima and Johannes Radebe danced together during the results show earlier this month.
It was the first time the show had featured an individual same-sex routine.
It's been reported that fellow dancer Neil Jones is finally getting a partner this year.
They were appearing in a production of Burn The Floor when he got down on one knee.
Pasha aside, the entire 2018 gang is back.
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This will do little to silence rumours of a rift between the pair.