• Rochelle Humes reveals why she would never take part in Strictly Come Dancing

    Two of Rochelle Humes' bandmates, Mollie King and Frankie Bridge, have already taken part in hit BBC dance show Strictly Come Dancing, but fans of the singer will be disappointed to hear that she has revealed she has no plans in appearing on the show. Although the mother-of-two performed in the Christmas special of Strictly back in 2013, she has confessed that the experience was "nerve-racking" and she was a "bag of nerves", leaving with no desire to return. "I did the Christmas special of Strictly in 2013, and I was a bag of nerves. That was nerve-wracking enough doing one

  • Video: Every confirmed Strictly Come Dancing contestant from Katie Piper to Dr Ranj

    The fifteen contestants participating in this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing have all been confirmed, and some pretty big names are joining the hit BBC dance show. From activist and author Katie Piper and newsreader Kate Silverton, to This Morning’s resident Doctor Dr Ranj and documentarian Stacey Dooley. Also joining the line-up are singer and EastEnder Lee Ryan and former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO: Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({

  • Brendan Cole has not been banned from Strictly

    Strictly Come Dancing bosses have hit back at reports which suggest Brendan Cole has been banned from coming down to the show's set. According to The Sun, producers do not want the former professional dancer to watch rehearsals or appear in the audience during this year's series. A Strictly spokesperson has since refuted the claims, telling HELLO! on Friday: "Brendan is part of the Strictly family, and no one has ever said he can't be at rehearsals." It was confirmed at the start of the year that Brendan's contract had not been renewed this year. Brendan Cole was axed from