BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show presenter Scott Mills will be taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.
The news was announced during Scott’s show this morning with Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood. Scott is one of the longest-serving and most popular presenters on BBC Radio 1 and has been with the network for over 15 years.
Scott said, “My listeners are so used to me playing pranks that they’re probably going to think this is just another one. It’s not, I really am doing this! I’m honoured be part of the biggest show on television and hoping this could be the start of a brand new skill for me. When I was younger, my Nan danced the foxtrot and waltz and it would be great for me to learn those dances, but I will be out of my comfort zone. Whatever happens, I’m really looking forward to the weekly fake tans!”
Scott joins Frankie Bridge, Judy Murray, Alison Hammond, Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, Sunetra Sarker, Jake Wood and Steve Backshall in this year’s battle for the ballroom. Five more celebrities are still to be confirmed.