Entertainment Everything you need to know about Strictly star Maisie Smith

01:45  18 october  2020
01:45  18 october  2020 Source:   hellomagazine.com

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EastEnders star Maisie Smith , 19, swapped her PJs for a glitzy mini dress as the celebrities underwent very glam transformations in fun promo video ahead of Saturday's launch Clara says: 'As we know this year has been a real challenge and escapism through dancing is something I know we all enjoy'.

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We can’t wait to watch Maisie Smith light up the Strictly Come Dancing stage on Saturday!

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The 19-year-old actress, best known for playing Tiffany Butcher in EastEnders, is shaping up to be a fan-favourite on this year's season of the hit BBC show – so now is the perfect time to brush up on your Maisie knowledge!

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Where do you recognise Maisie Smith from?

As we said, the famous teenager is best known for playing Tiffany Butcher on EastEnders.

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She returned to Albert Square in 2018, having left the show back in 2014 to start a new life with mum Bianca (Patsy Palmer) and her family in Milton Keynes.

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Has Maisie Smith won any awards?

In 2009, she won Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress at the British Soap Awards, followed by another win in 2011, when she was named Best Young Actor at the Inside Soap Awards.

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What about Maisie Smith's singing career?

In 2016, Maisie shocked fans when she returned to the spotlight to launch a pop career, debuting her first song Good Thing.

"I've always wanted to make a cool pop record that people could relate to, dance to and feel good listening to," she said at the time.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Maisie Smith , Jamie Laing and Clara Former Strictly star AJ Pritchard The judge said Maisie Smith (left) and Max George (right) caught her eye after she saw them Clara says: 'As we know this year has been a real challenge and escapism through dancing is something I

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"By teaming up with my producer Darren Martyn to make Good Thing, I feel like we achieved that. I am so excited to finally let people hear it!"

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Does Masie Smith have a partner?

At the start of the year, Maisie and her EastEnders co-star Zack Morris were forced to deny that they were an item after they were spotted leaving a party together.

In February, she told the Daily Mail: “I film most of my scenes with Zack, naturally we’ve built a great friendship. [We’re] nothing but mates.”

The award-winning actress is currently single.

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What has Maisie Smith said about Strictly?

When speaking to HELLO! and other reporters during the virtual press launch for the show this month, the actress revealed that her EastEnders co-star, Scott Maslen, gave her some very specific advice.

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Maisie Smith 's mum poked fun at her daughter's ripped physique on Instagram on Thursday, as she mimicked the EastEnders star 's weight She is said to have been told by BBC bosses that the singing career would need to be put on hold if she wanted to remain on EastEnders and take part in Strictly .

This year's Strictly has seen the introduction of strict new measures to maintain the safety of its 'Hair and make-up were able to work with as many of the different cast as they wanted or needed to , but Maisie says: 'Get me in those sequins, I can't wait to dive into the Strictly fancy dress box this

"Scott Maslin told me, 'You're gonna lose a lot of weight so keep eating'", Maisie began, adding: "And I was like 'That's fine. I can do that!' If there's one thing I can do, I can keep eating."

How else is Maisie preparing for Strictly 2020?

One thing's for sure, Maisie has been hitting the gym in the run-up to the show!

She told Radio Times: "As soon as the gyms opened back up, I knew I was doing Strictly. I have literally gone every single day just to prepare me because I know how hard it was going to be and I want to be fit enough to actually be prepared."

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