Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas has shut down rumours that Carrie Symonds will appear on this year's series.
The BBC stood by the show after receiving complaints that a dance by Katya Jones and Nicola Adams was a ‘blatant projection of homosexuality’.
Jones was paired with Nicola Adams in the latest series of Strictly but was forced to drop out after testing positive for coronavirus.
The 73-year-old former Brexit party MEP has said she doesn't believe families want to watch a same-sex couple dancing on 'Strictly Come Dancing.'
Nicola Adams' girlfriend Ella Baig has said she is 'not worried' about the infamous Strictly curse after the former boxer was paired with pro dancer Katya Jones
The 37-year-old boxer insists she has faced enough challenges in her life to be able to shrug off the Twitter trolls.
Strictly Come Dancing star Nicola Adams has revealed she told her mum she wanted to kill her violent father and bury him in the garden when she was 9-year-old
The actress and model has been giving contestant Caroline Quentin advice about appearing on the show.
The 57-year-old chatshow host says comparing a same-sex couple with other contestants will 'muddy the waters for the judges'.
Nicola Adams will be the show's first contestant to compete with a professional dancer of the same sex.
The Olympic gold medal winning boxer has been confirmed for Strictly's first ever same-sex pairing.
The actor was just about good enough to take on the serious contenders of the main show, but the Love Island star struggled with her biscuits.