Death in Paradise and Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules could be doing Strictly Come Dancing to get out of debt. Despite being a successful television actor, it has been revealed that his business KMBA Productions reported losses of £21,468 in 2017.
The winner of Strictly Come Dancing wins £100,000 and each contestant is given a flat fee of £25,000 just for signing up, according to reports.
The 57-year-old actor lives in a £1 million home in West London, with his wife and Death in Paradise production manager Petula Langlais, 41 and their two children.
He’s already proved to be a bit of a controversial contestant, as some of his Tweets have resurfaced which insinuate him linking Strictly Come Dancing to racism.
In Tweets dating back to 2016, Danny John-Jules accused Strictly Come Dancing of “They always get rid of the black guy first” and that “The brothers are always “two left footed” with a big grin.”
Nah, they always get rid of the black guy first….. https://t.co/PwDJvqKRW1
— Danny John-Jules🇩🇲 (@DannyJohnJules) October 22, 2016
Watch which way the arrow points now. It's like strictly. The brothers are always 'two left footed' with a big grin. https://t.co/y8lZCIGTw0
— Danny John-Jules🇩🇲 (@DannyJohnJules) January 9, 2016
In this year’s Strictly Come Dancing Danny John-Jules has been paired with Amy Dowden. On the Saturday launch episode, John-Jules said of the pairing: “Amy put me through my paces when I first came to meet you guys!”
Strictly Come Dancing returns on BBC One Saturday September 22nd.
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