Sorry to disappoint you, Olly Murs’ fans, but the singer has insisted that he is NOT doing Strictly Come Dancing this year.
Boo, hiss, etc. etc.
It was reported earlier today that the lovable singer had signed up to the next series of Strictly Come Dancing as he struggles to get over his ex-girlfriend, Francesca Thomas.
Speaking to the Daily Star, a source claimed that a stint on Strictly is exactly what the singer needs to help him get over his heartache.
They explained: “Signing up for ‘Strictly’ requires major commitment and several rehearsals every week. It leaves little to no time for a private life.
“It’s the perfect way for Olly to occupy himself and he’s hoping it will give him a new lease of life as he tries to move on from his split.
“His friends and family are thrilled he has decided to do the show and there is no doubt his fans are excited to see him wearing some amazing outfits.”
However, Olly took to Twitter this afternoon to deny the speculation, tweeting: “Not doing a certain dancing show this year!!! Strictly not true.”
The news comes after it was reported that marathon runner Paula Radcliffe was top of Strictly bosses’ ‘wanted list’ for this year’s series of the show.
A source previously told The Sun: “Paula is a bonafide athletics legend, and the bosses are convinced she would be a hit on Strictly if she agreed to take part.
“Not only is she a household name, she is also incredibly likeable and has the discipline to really apply herself to a training regime.
“Paula is a massive fan of the show, but has not yet made a decision about their offer either way. She has told the Strictly team that she needs time to discuss it with her friends and family, which is what she is doing at the moment.”
Regardless of who ends up joining the line-up, we’re sure that Strictly is going to be one to watch this year!