Is Michelle Keegan joining Strictly Come Dancing?

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Strictly Come Dancing has apparently been trying to sign Michelle Keegan up for this year's series.

But the former Coronation Street star's husband Mark Wright has now responded to claims she's set to waltz on the BBC floor later this year.

The ex-TOWIE star was appearing on Good Morning Britain when host Ben Shephard mentioned Michelle's odds.



"In the paper, they're getting excited about the new Strictly line-up and Mrs Wright is on the list," Ben noted.

"She's 2/1 to be going in – is she?"

But Mark, 31, simply laughed off the reports, saying that if Michelle was joining, she hadn't spoken to him about it.

"Not that I know of," he replied. "If she's going to be in some of them grubs in the jungle or dancing on Strictly, she's doing it without telling me!

"I don't think so, she's busy. She's got a new show coming up at the end of this year that I'm sure is going to be announced very soon."

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Co-host Ranvir Singh asked: "Would you mind her getting so up close and personal with a lovely dancer?"

But Mark again laughed off the question, adding: "Oh stop it! Don't ask silly questions."

He said of the Our Girl star: "As long as she's dancing with me when she gets home that's all that matters."

Mark previously took part on the show in 2014, where he made it to the final with professional partner Karen Clifton.

For anyone wondering when the line-up will be announced, host Tess Daly has revealed that we don't have very long to wait...

Strictly Come Dancing will return to BBC One in the autumn.

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