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Mark Wright confirms Strictly rumours: 'I'm genuinely petrified but I can't wait to get stuck in'

Mark Wright

will be taking part in the brand new series of

Strictly Come Dancing

, he confirmed on Friday night.The TV presenter revealed that he is "genuinely petrified about dancing on national telly", but he can't wait "to get stuck in"."Doing


is going to be so completely different from anything I've done before. I'm the sort of guy who loves to bust out some moves at a party but I'm certainly not a natural dancer," he said.

Mark Wright has revealed he will take part in the new series of Strictly

"Any of my friends would tell you that - they call me 'Markey no-moves'! I'm genuinely petrified about dancing on national telly but Strictly is such an amazing show to be a part of and I can't wait to get stuck in and give it my all!".TV presenter Mark rose to fame as part of the BAFTA award winning constructed reality show

The Only Way is Essex

in 2010 and since leaving the show has gone on to host a number of popular TV and radio programmes.

Mark currently presents the popular Club Classics show on Heart as well as regularly appearing as presenter of

The Hub

on ITV’s

This Morning

. In the past Mark fronted his own series for ITV2 called

Party Wright Around the World

and hosts ITV2 series

Take Me Out: The Gossip.

Mark is the third male contestant to be confirmed for this year's line-up and will be joining

Simon Webbe


Thom Evans

, Alison Hammond, Judy Murray, Frankie Bridge and nine other celebrities as they compete for the coveted glitter ball trophy.

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