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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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The Strictly Come Dancing line-up is now going to look a little different after Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing has been forced to drop out with a foot injury A replacement is yet to be announced , and Laing will still feature in Saturday' s Launch Show since it was pre-recorded a week ago.

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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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Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly ) is a British television dance contest in which celebrities partner with professional dancers to compete in mainly ballroom and Latin dance .

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"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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Strictly Come Dancing announces Jamie Laing's replacement
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!

Jamie Laing Pulls Out Of Strictly Come Dancing

Jamie Laing Pulls Out Of Strictly Come Dancing Jamie Laing has been forced to pull out of Strictly Come Dancing. The Made In Chelsea star has suffered an injury to his foot during filming of this year’s launch show, which means he’s now not able to compete in the series. He said in a statement: “I’m absolutely devastated that I’m unable to continue in the competition, I was so excited to hit the dance floor! I would like to wish the lovely couples all the very best and hope they enjoy their time on the show to the fullest.

The BBC have just a few minutes ago announced that Jamie Laing has withdrawn from participating during the 2019 series due to injury. Speaking to the BBC Executive Producer Sarah James had this to say about the news: “We are so sad that Jamie won’t be able to take part in the series, he had

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

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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