Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Laura Whitmore CONFIRMED!

Laura Whitmore is the third celebrity to be confirmed for BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2016.


The Irish telly presenter best known for hosting I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here Now on ITV2 has signed up for BBC’s Strictly.

Laura was confirmed today on BBC Radio 1’s breakfast show with Nick Grimshaw.

Laura said: “I remember as a kid my mum said ‘one day you will do Strictly’. She’s very happy.

“I like to dance. When I was a kid I Irish danced one summer but I think ballroom and Latin are a little bit different.

“I’m going to train as much as possible. I really hope I’m good.”

Former MP Ed Balls was the first celebrity confirmed for BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2016 on Monday.

Will Young was shortly announced afterwards as the second celebrity confirmed for the new series.

More celebrity contestants for the new series of Strictly will be announced soon.

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