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Ola Jordan addresses pregnancy and leaving Strictly rumours

Ola Jordan has set the record straight, reaching out to fans on Twitter to confirm that she is not leaving Strictly Come Dancing to start a family. The 32-year-old dancer, who has been on the BBC show for almost ten years, was said to be quitting the competition at the end of this series. Ola, however, clarified the rumours online, writing: "No I'm not quitting the show! Thanks x."


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Ola Jordan has been on Strictly for almost a decade

She also addressed the claims that she was expecting a child with her husband of eleven years, dancer James. "So just need to put it out there!" wrote Ola. "NO I'm NOT pregnant! ....obviously just FAT! Lol!!!!! #onthediet." Reports had surfaced earlier on in the day that the Polish beauty, who has reportedly said in the past that she would like two children, was set to leave the show.

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Ola Jordan and her husband James recently celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary

A source close to the dancer allegedly told The Sunday People: "This will be Ola's last year for a while, if not forever. She and James have been talking seriously over the past few months about trying for a baby and they've decided that they will do so. "Having a family is their priority, they have been married for 11 years and are definitely ready." Ola and James recently celebrated their eleventh wedding anniversary in mid-October by doing what they do best – performing together. The couple put on a routine at Strictly Tea Dancing, the annual event organised by Gloria Hunniford for the charity in memory of her daughter Caron who died ten years ago from breast cancer. 

While James no longer dances on


, having not been called back for this year, he told

HELLO! magazine

: "


is an amazing show, the dancers are still absolutely phenomenal." When asked who his favourite judge was, James said: "It's between

Len Goodman


Darcey Bussell

. She is a nice genuine lady and I've known Len for over 20 years, he is quick witted, and he knows what he is talking about... A lot more than the two bookends do!"

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