With the 2021 series of the BBC dancing competition officially underway, we look back at the pro's credentials and who's most likely to win.
The former 'Corrie' star says she won't be at the centre of any 'Strictly curse' rumours this year.
Strictly star Giovanni Pernice admits he was petrified to make his acting debut in new fantasy film Man & Witch.
The professional dancer said 'people are always going to talk about the Strictly curse'.
Johannes Radebe, Gorka Marquez and Giovanni Pernice got the show started in style.
The GMB newsreader has insisted there is nothing going on between her and dance partner Giovanni Pernice.
The 43-year-old 'GMB' newsreader admitted dancing with 30-year-old Giovanni Pernice can get very 'intimate'.
The star of 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' will reunite with her 'Strictly' dance partner in his own live stage show.
The singer has spoken out against claims there is a rift between her and dance partner Giovanni Pernice.
The RuPaul's Drag Race star was the downfall of Bushell after four weeks in the bottom two.
The Strictly pro is reportedly set to spend Christmas with the former Pussycat Doll in Miami.
Despite impressing so much over the series she found herself favourite to win the Glitterball Trophy a few weeks ago, Debbie landed in the dreaded dance off last week after slipping down the leader board. Debbie and her professional partner Giovanni Pernice are due to perform the Argentine Tango on tomorrow’s show, but she admitted the routine is potentially “dangerous”.
Strictly Come Dancing has finally announced Len’s replacement – and fans are ecstatic with the choice of the ‘Queen of Latin’ Shirley Ballas.
With all the lurid tales of celebrity love triangles and extra-curricular canoodling surrounding Laura Whitmore’s appearance on Strictly Come Dancing this year, you could forgive her for feeling a little peeved. “It has definitely affected my dancing,” 31-year-old Laura told The Mail on Sunday. Just in case you’re one of the dozen or so people who watch the X Factor on the other side, Laura’s dance partner Giovanni is the ex-boyfriend of Georgia May Foote – who hooked up with the Italian ballroom star during her stint on the show last year.
It might only be week one of training, but Laura Whitmore has already said that Strictly is ‘really tough’, revealing that she wasn’t even allowed a lunch break. Laura is paired with Georgia May Foote’s ex-boyfriend and dance partner Giovanni Pernice and despite their blossoming friendship, he’s vowed not to go lightly on the TV presenter. “I thought it would be easier, but Giovanni was like: ‘We can’t have any breaks, let’s work hard’.
Strictly Come Dancing returned to our screens last night in what can only be described as an explosion of glitter, sequins, and excitement as the celebrity contestants found out which professional dancers they had been paired with for the series. Needless to say, this didn’t go ahead without a fair bit of drama as viewers erupted in outrage after gorgeous MTV presenter Laura Whitmore was paired with Giovanni Pernice, who had recently split from Laura’s friend, Georgia May Foote. Fans of the show were convinced that BBC bosses were trying to purposefully create tension after Georgia and Giovanni fell in love when dancing together during last year’s series of the show, sadly announcing their split last month.