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Entertainment Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Why Bruno Tonioli is not judging this year

00:15  18 october  2020
00:15  18 october  2020 Source:   hellomagazine.com

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been tipped to replace Bruno Tonioli as a judge on this year 's Strictly Come Dancing . Doubts have been cast over whether Bruno , 64, will be able to take his seat behind the judging Girls Aloud singer to compete in the series this year , bookies have now tipped her to become a judge instead

Strictly bosses have confirmed that the show's most flamboyant judge won't be a judge on the live shows, but he will still be involved. Bruno said: "I absolutely adore being part of Strictly and can't wait to see what incredible dancing this year has in store. "Lockdown has resulted in me being in LA

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Tess Daly confirmed on Saturday that the judge won't be taking part in this year's competition due to coronavirus restirctions, but will check in remotely on results night each week.

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Bruno will be joining the Results show remotely

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Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli , 64, has become as big a star as the show itself, which is now a pinnacle staple of It is for this reason he might not be appearing on the 2020 season here in the UK due to the complications of travelling imposed due to the coronavirus crisis, it has been reported.

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Bruno Tonioli may be forced to bow out of this year ’s series as coronavirus means he can’t travel between the UK and the US. The eccentric Italian judge is a regular face on the panel alongside Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel-Horwood and Motsi Mabuse, and has been since the

Bruno himself confirmed the news in August, saying that as he lives in the US he would be unable to travel to the UK and social distance safely during the lockdown.


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Bruno told the BBC: "I absolutely adore being part of Strictly and can't wait to see what incredible dancing this year has in store! Lockdown has resulted in me being in LA for the foreseeable, but I'm excited to be involved as much as I possibly can. There was no cha-cha-chance I'd miss out!"

The show's executive producer Sarah James added: "I'm overjoyed that we've found a way for Bruno to be part of this year's Strictly. His passion and enthusiasm are such a big part of the show, I'm thrilled we can continue to deliver that to audiences this year."

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BRUNO Tonioli will miss this weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing live shows. For the first time in the show’s 15- year history, judge Bruno A Strictly Come Dancing spokesperson told The Sun: “As was always the plan, Bruno is not on the judging panel this weekend due to a very busy work schedule.

Bruno Tonioli has dropped out of this year ’s Strictly Come Dancing because of the commute between London and LA, new reports state. The 64- year -old judge has been living in California for years , but every autumn flies to-and-from there and the UK to star on Strictly and Dancing With The

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Bruno will be appearing remotely - but will be back on the show by the end of the series

Bruno's fellow judge Craig Revel Horwood recently revealed that he thinks social distancing will help improve the competition. Chatting on Yahoo UK's White Wine Question Time, he said: "It’ll be very focussed on their dancing which I think will bring out better results to be honest... As you know, the judges are kept in a separate part of the building anyway so we don’t bump into celebrities… If I do I generally get abuse so it’s safer for me to be isolated."

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