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  • The Telegraph

    BBC and Boris Johnson out of step after PM says Strictly dancers should be jabbed

    The BBC will not require its professional dancers to have Covid vaccinations, despite the Prime Minister declaring that they “should get the jab”.

  • PA Media: Entertainment

    Boris Johnson: I don’t mind lecturing Strictly dancers to get Covid jab

    It has been reported that three of the professionals are unvaccinated.

  • PA Media: Entertainment

    Strictly live shows to go ahead amid reports of unvaccinated dancers

    The Prime Minister has urged the dancers to get the jab.

  • Evening Standard

    Strictly celeb’s ‘fury’ they weren’t ‘protected’ as BBC reassures contestants over Covid safety

    A Strictly Come Dancing celebrity hopeful is said to be “furious” they have been partnered with a dancer who has reportedly refused to have the Covid vaccine. Anger has been growing and James Jordan was among the toughest of critics calling for the three dancers who have allegedly refused to have the Covid jab to be sacked from the show. BBC has refused to comment on the Covid vaccination status of the professional dancers but a spokesperson vowed the strict government guidelines remain in pla

  • Hello!

    Ben Cohen's ex-wife regrets explicit rant about Strictly's Kristina Rihanoff

    Strictly Come Dancing star Ben Cohen made headlines when he embarked on a relationship with his professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff in 2014. At the time, his then-wife, Abby Cohen, lashed out at the Strictly professional in an explicit-laden interview – something she now regrets. During a chat with New magazine, Abby explained: "At the time of the break-up, when hugely stressed, I once angrily referred to Ben's partner as a '[explicit] Russian dancer' to a journalist hassling me. I regr

  • Hello!

    BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker reveals transformation ahead of Strictly debut

    Strictly Come Dancing is yet to commence, but Dan Walker is already reaping the rewards from his participation on the show. Taking to his Instagram page on Wednesday, the BBC Breakfast host revealed that he has already lost a third of a stone since he began his training with dance partner Nadiya Bychkova. MORE: Dan Walker bids an emotional farewell to BBC Breakfast co-host Louise Minchin WATCH: Dan Walker shows off his tap-dancing skills ahead of Strictly "Working on my new dancey posture with @

  • Evening Standard

    Boris Johnson tells ‘unjabbed Strictly dancers’ to get Covid vaccine

    Boris Johnson has advised Strictly’s dancers to get the Covid jab after rumours three professionals are unvaccinated. Already the reports have sparked anger among fans of the BBC show and James Jordan was among the toughest of critics calling for the stars to be sacked. Now the Prime Minister has spoken out about the controversial TV row while he was at the UN in New York City on Tuesday.

  • Evening Standard

    Strictly curse: Ben Cohen’s ex-wife regrets sweary rant about Kristina Rhianoff

    The ex-wife of former Strictly Come Dancing star Ben Cohen has said she regrets calling professional dancer Kristina Rhianoff "a f***ing Russian dancer" amid the breakdown of her marriage. Abby Cohen, 42, was married to the former rugby player when he was paired up with professional dancer Ms Rhianoff on the BBC show in 2013. At the time, Ms Cohen lashed out at Ms Rhianoff to journalists and branded her a "f***ing Russian dancer” in a foul-mouthed rant.

  • The Independent

    Boris Johnson tells Strictly dancers to get their jabs

    ‘It’s a great thing to do’: Prime minister says everyone should take up offer of vaccine

  • PA Media: Entertainment

    John Whaite says he has cried during Strictly Come Dancing training

    The Bake Off star said it has been a challenge.

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