• Jay McGuiness says not allowing reality TV stars on Strictly Come Dancing is a mistake

    Jay McGuiness has said he thinks Strictly Come Dancing bosses could miss some "big personalities" if they ban reality TV stars from competing in the show, following reports that stars from popular series like Made in Chelsea, TOWIE and Ex on the Beach will not be allowed to join the line-up. The Wanted singer, who won the show in 2015, opened up about the changes in an interview with HELLO! while supporting World Meat Free Week, which runs from 11-17 June. "They'll miss a huge pool of people if they do that, because I feel like a huge portion of

  • Jay McGuiness on former dance partner Aliona Vilani and why he doesn't believe in the Strictly curse

    While Strictly Come Dancing has sparked the beginning – and end – of many relationships over the years, former winner Jay McGuiness says he doesn't believe in the 'Strictly curse'. The Wanted star, who was the subject of romance rumours during his own time on the show with professional dancer Aliona Vilani, opened up to HELLO! about their friendship over two years after they won in 2015. When asked whether he thinks the 'Strictly curse' exists, Jay said: "No. I think people definitely get really close over the course of Strictly regardless of whatever their relationship is, you end up close