STRICTLY professional Kevin Clifton is set to waltz off into the sundown after this collection – whether or not or not he wins the glitterball trophy with Stacey Dooley.
The dance maestro is scorching favorite to safe his first victory in subsequent weekend’s ultimate alongside the BBC documentary maker.
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Kevin Clifton is set to waltz off Strictly Come Dancing whether or not he wins trophy with Stacey Dooley or not
However he has advised fellow dancers that this yr is set to be his final, amid tensions with his estranged wife Karen on the Strictly set.
Consequently, BBC bosses are scouring the dance world to discover a scorching new expertise who might substitute the Grimsby-born star.
A supply stated: “Kevin has been overheard backstage saying he feels the time is true for him to maneuver on and that profitable the competition gained’t weigh closely on his determination.
“He has absolutely loved his time on the show and the opportunities that it’s given him but he is getting itchy feet and there’s still tension with Karen. While things are slowly getting more civil between them, it’s not exactly fun spending time around your ex.”
Karen Clifton and ex Kevin have pressure on the set of Strictly
Producers are relieved, as they feared feminine celebs in relationships wouldn’t need to be paired with the snake-hipped star after two of his movie star companions have cut up from their different halves throughout his 5 years on the present.
Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid cut up from associate Dominic Cotton, singer Louise Redknapp cut up from hubby Jamie and now Stacey’s boyfriend is claimed to be “insanely jealous” over their dance partnership.
The supply continued: “Kevin had played a pivotal role in the curse of Strictly and it’s a real concern of bosses that they won’t be able to sign up big names for fear of their relationships breaking down.”
Throughout his time on Strictly, Kevin has clocked up 4 consecutive ultimate spots and seventh place with companion Susan Calman final yr.
Karen and Kevin confirmed their cut up in March this yr
However he is now eyeing a transfer into theatre after swapping a spot on the Strictly tour to star as Stacee Jaxx in West Finish musical Rock Of Ages, in addition to operating a dance academy with his sister, former Strictly champ Joanne.
The supply continued: “Kevin has undoubtedly been influenced by the flip Joanne’s profession has taken since leaving Strictly.
“She was only on it for two years but has become a leading lady in musical theatre off the back of it. He’s also planning to put a lot more time into his dance academy and would like to explore more work projects with his sister.”
Final night time a spokesman for Kevin stated he is dedicated to the present.
- 1 READ ON FOR MORE OF THE BIZ ON SUNDAY COLUMN
- 2 Liam Payne
- 3 It is Rita drawer
- 4 Jane’s in Brit parade
- 5 Camila goes platinum
- 6 Pixie elfy for Xmas
- 7 Ellie’s Doncaster dunking will get her set for wedding ceremony
- 8 Holy Nighy
- 9 Miley lays herself naked
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FATHER Christmas should have listened to the pleas of One Course followers – as Liam Payne has hinted the boyband may reform later this month.
On the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball at London’s O2 area he stated: “I spoke to Niall Horan the opposite day – we spent 4 hours on FaceTime. I noticed Louis Tomlinson over the course of X Issue however I haven’t seen Harry Types shortly.
Liam Payne has hinted One Path may reform after talks with Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson
“I think this is the first time we’ve all been in London at the same time so it’s the closest we’ve been as a band for a while, so why not?”
It is Rita drawer
RITA Ora should have scribbled herself a memo concerning the gig – and all up her gown and legs too judging by the graffiti-style gear she arrived in.
Singer Anne-Marie glammed up in a pink sequin frock whereas Halsey stored her cool in a really low-cut quantity, later revealing she was working on a brand new album.
Rita Ora attends the JingleBell Ball on the 02 Area, London, in a graffiti type gown and tights
The pop princess should have scribbled herself a observe concerning the gig
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Singer Anne-Marie glammed up in a purple sequin frock for the do
Additionally on the invoice final night time have been Olly Murs and James Arthur.
Jane’s in Brit parade
JANE McDonald has already gained the nation’s hearts, a Bafta and a reasonably lush job attending to cruise all over the world.
However now the skilled ocean-goer could also be getting a brand new accolade to her identify: Brit Award winner.
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Jane McDonald could also be getting a Brit Award after releasing her eighth studio album
She launched her eighth studio album, Cruising With Jane McDonald, in June and in consequence is certified to be on the long-list of Brit contenders.
The TV presenter is eligible to be nominated for British Album Of The Yr and British Feminine Artist, the place she would battle the likes of Jess Glynne, Rita Ora and Florence + The Machine forward of the ceremony in February. It should once more be hosted by Jack Whitehall.
Camila goes platinum
WHEN you’ve had a reasonably dazzling yr it’s solely proper that you simply match your outfit to your success.
This week Camila Cabello was introduced with a plaque backstage to have fun her debut album going platinum.
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Camila Cabello performs at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2018 at Madison Sq. Backyard on December 7, 2018 in New York Metropolis
It options the hit singles Havana (already seven-times platinum) and By no means Be The Similar (two-times platinum).
And the previous Fifth Concord singer dazzled as soon as extra as she carried out in a sequin jumpsuit at Z100’s Jingle Ball at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis on Friday.
We suspect that with a brand new album within the pipeline subsequent yr, Camila will quickly be dripping in diamonds.
Pixie elfy for Xmas
PIXIE Geldof has misplaced 2st in 12 weeks by way of a physique transformation programme.
So it’s no marvel she appeared happy as punch (though we assume that’s off the menu) whereas paddle boarding in Barbados sporting a pink bikini.
Pixie Geldof has dropped an unimaginable 18 per cent physique fats
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Bob Geldof’s sprog seems utterly totally different in comparison with a yr in the past
Educated by superstar private coach Sarah Lindsay – who additionally places Nick Grimshaw, Caroline Flack and Pixie Lott by means of their paces – the socialite, seen inset 12 months in the past, dropped an unimaginable 18 per cent physique fats.
Understanding in London’s Roar health club, hardcore Pixie – sprog of Stay Help boss Bob – obtained shredded via a mix of heavy weights and slay runs.
Ellie’s Doncaster dunking will get her set for wedding ceremony
ELLIE Goulding has been secretly baptised forward of her wedding ceremony to artwork vendor Caspar Jopling.
We will reveal the singer – who prefers to avoid discussing faith – was dunked six weeks in the past at All Saints Church in Frickley, Doncaster, close to her fiancé’s household house.
Ellie Goulding has been secretly baptised forward of her wedding ceremony to artwork vendor Caspar Jopling at a church close to his household residence
And she or he even left her identify within the parish e-book after the C of E ceremony.
It’s understood that the Love Me Like You Do singer will wed Caspar on the church subsequent June in an intimate ceremony. They may then maintain their reception on the close by Grade II stately residence Frickley Corridor, owned by Caspar’s mom’s household.
The couple, pictured, began courting two years in the past and introduced their engagement in August, with Ellie describing Caspar as “the most wonderful person” and stated she will’t wait to be his “giggly and loved- up wife”. A supply stated: “It was a really lovely spiritual ceremony which meant quite a bit to each Ellie and Caspar.
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The Love Me Like You Do singer will wed Caspar on the All Saints Church in Frickley, Doncaster, subsequent June
“The rationale she received baptised there’s as a result of they determined they want to wed within the village church of Caspar’s household because it’s in a decent, closed group.Then they will go to Frickey Corridor and host an enormous, super-fun bash.
“Ellie and Caspar have actually loved spending time away from hectic London life.
“They have both been seen at the small fair which the village holds every year.”
No less than the area people have gotten the truthful’s leisure sorted for the subsequent few years.
BILL Nighy has grow to be as synonymous with Christmas as mince pies and turkey, because of his starring position as ageing rocker Billy Mack in Love Truly.
And the star tried to save lots of the day when a Grinch sabotaged the festive lights switch-on in Hampstead, North London.
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Actor Invoice Nighy tried to save lots of the day when a Grinch sabotaged the festive lights switch-on in Hampstead, North London
We hear organisers panicked when, 45 minutes earlier than the occasion began, they learnt vandals had minimize the cables in two locations.
The hearth brigade and an electrician have been referred to as and managed to get a small set of fairy lights working, enabling Invoice to wrap them across the native vicar and “switch” him on as an alternative of the close by tree.
Miley lays herself naked
MILEY Cyrus is not any stranger to laying herself naked on her tracks – and now she’s doing the identical in lodge rooms.
The pop star has taken London by storm throughout her promotion for brand spanking new single Nothing Breaks Like A Coronary heart – her collaboration with Mark Ronson – which has already shot to No 1 on iTunes within the UK.
Miley Cyrus laying herself naked, actually this time, in a lodge room
The pop star and Mark Ronson throughout a shock look at G-A-Y to advertise their new single ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Coronary heart’
Malique Thompson-Dwyer’s household livid after he suffers burn on his leg
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Strictly love rat Seann manufacturers Neil Jones homosexual after kissing his wife Katya
Corrie’s Sally to be launched from jail after conman Duncan’s wife discovered alive
Catherine Tyldesley confirms she has give up Corrie and will depart subsequent yr
I’M NOT PANTS
Nick Knowles says pink budgie smugglers have ruined his status as a hunk
Forward of acting at G-A-Y nightclub within the UK’s capital on Friday night time, she posted this saucy lodge snap to have fun.
We’ll stick with busting out the champagne ourselves.
Robotic romps for Carey
CAREY Mulligan has revealed she insisted on protecting her bra on when filming intercourse scenes.
The British actress – married to pop’s Marcus Mumford – is not any stranger to stripping off alongside Hollywood’s main males, together with Leonardo DiCaprio, however says she didn’t take pleasure in her on-screen romps.
She stated: “I feel I have to go into robot mode to get through it, because it’s just so weird.”