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EntertainmentStrictly Come Dancing announces Jamie Laing's replacement

07:30  08 september  2019
07:30  08 september  2019 Source:   digitalspy.com

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Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher has been announced as the replacement for Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing on Strictly Come Dancing . Fletcher, who is best known for playing Andy Sugden in Emmerdale, will dance with professional Oti Mabuse. The announcement was made after celebrities

Strictly Come Dancing has a new celebrity contestant - Emmerdale's Kelvin Fletcher will take Jamie Laing ' s spot in the top-rated dance show. Kelvin played Andy Sugden on the ITV soap opera from 1996-2016, and was incredibly excited as his new role in the hugely-popular weekend TV show was

Strictly Come Dancing announces Jamie Laing's replacement © SOPA Images - BBC Strictly Come Dancing has announced who has replaced Made In Chelsea's Jamie Laing in the 2019 line-up after he pulled out of the show over an injury. Jamie Laing was recently forced to pull out of Strictly Come Dancing due to an injury.

But the BBC has now revealed who will be stepping in to the Made In Chelsea star's dancing shoes and taking over on the show.

Former Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher – best known for playing Andy Sugden on the ITV soap – will be joining as part of the 2019 line-up.

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Speaking about his addition, Kelvin said: "Is this really happening?! It's been the most surreal week of my life! I'm a massive fan of Strictly so it's incredible. I'm so happy that I can be a part of it.

"But at the same time it's quite bittersweet. I'm coming in on the back of Jamie's injury – I keep thinking about him!

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Former Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher has been announced as the replacement for injured star Jamie Laing for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing . Read more: Tess Daly opens up on Jamie Laing ' s Strictly replacement . But luckily for show organisers, a replacement has already been

Strictly Come Dancing has a new celebrity lined up to take Jamie Laing ’ s place. The Made In Chelsea star has had to drop out of the show before it’s It’s believed that he’s going to be replaced by a new celebrity before the official live shows begin and the lucky person will be announced ‘in due

"I can't imagine going through all this excitement and then having to pull out. My thoughts are with him – he seems like a fantastic guy and I hope he's doing OK."

Strictly Come Dancing announces Jamie Laing's replacement © BBC/Syco/Thames/David Ellis The Greatest Dancer, Oti Mabuse Kelvin will team up with Jamie's dance partner Oti Mabuse for the competition, making their debut on the first live show on September 21.

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Jamie injured his foot after landing awkwardly during a recorded group dance, and was pictured out using crutches.

Strictly Come Dancing announces Jamie Laing's replacement © Getty Images Kelvin Fletcher He said of his exit: "I'm absolutely devastated that I'm unable to continue in the competition, I was so excited to hit the dance floor!

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Strictly Come Dancing announces Jamie Laing's replacement © Getty Images Strictly Come Dancing launch red carpet "I would like to wish the lovely couples all the very best and hope they enjoy their time on the show to the fullest."

Strictly's executive producer Sarah James added: "We are so sad that Jamie won't be able to take part in the series, he had already lit up the ballroom during the launch show with his boundless energy and enthusiasm.

"We all wish him a full and speedy recovery."

Strictly Come Dancing is back on Saturday, September 14, airing at 7.10pm on BBC One.


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