Strictly Come Dancing professional AJ Pritchard quits the show

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From Digital Spy

AJ Pritchard has quit Strictly Come Dancing.

The professional dancer revealed in a statement that he wanted to focus more on opportunities with his brother, Love Island's Curtis Pritchard.

"After four years on Strictly Come Dancing, AJ has decided the time is right to leave the show and follow his dreams to explore opportunities in the presenting world alongside his brother Curtis," it read.

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"AJ would like to thank the team at Strictly and everyone at the BBC for giving him such a brilliant opportunity.

"AJ would also like to send his love and gratitude to all who have followed and supported his career. He is excited for you all to join him on the next chapter of his journey."

More to follow.

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