We are able to’t wait to see what Dan’s made from on the dancefloor (Image: BBC)
As quickly as summer time began drawing to an in depth, devoted followers of Strictly throughout the nation rapidly turned excited over when the BBC sequence was set to start.
After the forged was introduced, boasting stars among the many likes of Adam Peaty, Tom Fletcher and Judi Love, that pleasure continued to develop, resulting in the second earlier this month when BBC Breakfast presenter Dan let slip the launch date live on-air, before it had been officially announced.
Whereas talking to Metro.co.uk and different press, Dan opened up concerning the WhatsApp group that he shares with the opposite celebs within the lineup, which he determined to arrange so they might get to know each other.
Along with being dubbed the ‘Dad’ of the WhatsApp group, Dan, 44, revealed that the opposite nickname they’ve given him is ‘Strictly-leaks, because I inadvertently gave away the start date of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC Breakfast’.
Stressing that the slip-up was a ‘total error’, Dan defined how the blunder took place.
The Strictly professionals couldn’t be extra prepared for the present to start (Image: BBC/Man Levy)
He mentioned that usually goes to the put up workplace, the place he typically speaks to 3 or 4 ‘lovely ladies’ who’re ‘obsessed’ with Strictly.
In response to Dan, the ladies had mentioned that they have been ‘really looking forward to it starting on the 18th of September’.
‘So in my head, I was like, “Well everybody knows it starts on the 18th of September.” They’d simply been guessing, so I talked about it on Breakfast. I didn’t realise it hadn’t truly been introduced but, in order that’s why they name me Strictly-leaks,’ he mentioned.
No worries Dan – we all know it was simply accomplished!
Dan outlined how the WhatsApp group has allowed the celebrities of Strictly 2021 to attach with one another earlier than assembly in particular person, as they use the chat to ‘share pictures, share some concerns and have a good laugh’.
‘When we meet each other for the first time in the flesh, there’s not that attending to know you as a result of we’ve accomplished that each one on WhatsApp already. Hopefully everybody will agree it’s been a very good expertise,’ he added.
Strictly Come Dancing 2021 launches on Saturday September 18 at 7.45pm on BBC One.
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