Cast your mind back over the 10 biggest controversies ever to have hit 'Celebrity Big Brother' as we look ahead to the 22nd series.
BBC refute that the TV star has been given a place in the cooking show after requesting a Strictly spot.
Ant McPartlin’s wife Lisa Armstrong flashes her wedding ring on Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two. Lisa’s ring could clearly be seen when she was applying cleansing water to a male dancer called Ed. Earlier this week, Lisa hit out at reports she and 41-year-old Ant – who she has been married to for 11 years – are “estranged”, insisting she isn’t going to Australia when he is co-hosting I’m A Celebrity because she has work commitments.
“She has said to BBC that she will not pursue legal action if they give her a slot on the show. The 36-year-old reality TV star was left with a bad back and bruises after falling through a trap door, from which a hydraulic platform lifted out Love Island stars Amber Davies, Jamie Jewitt and Marcel Somerville.
Strictly Come Dancing has regularly come out on top over X Factor in the ratings battle in recent years, but Simon Cowell has something up his sleeve. The 58-year-old music mogul has revealed plans to launch a new music programme in the near future. Simon has masterminded the success of programmes such as Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor, but in recent times Strictly has emerged as the dominant show in the ratings.
Strictly Come Dancing star Davood Ghadami has admitted Aston Merrygold’s surprise elimination has made the show’s celebrity contestants realise no-one is safe. The EastEnders actor admitted his shock at seeing the former JLS singer – who was previously a favourite to win the series – sent home on Sunday’s show after he lost the dance-off to Mollie King. EastEnders star Davood Ghadami has admitted Aston Merrgyold’s shock exit has been a “wake up” call.
The 52-year-old outspoken panellist believes the BBC One dancing show’s new head judge’s critiques are too “technical” and thinks viewers may not understand her feedback. Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood (left) and Shirley Ballas (right). Craig also insisted Shirley “channelled” her look on the Halloween special episode when she dressed up as Cruella de Vil, the fictional villain from The Hundred and One Dalmatians.
Strictly Come Dancing is the Christmas gift that keeps on giving with another festive special announced for this year. Former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh and retired footballer Robbie Savage are among the celebs who have signed up to return to the ballroom for the show’s Christmas cracker. Kimberley said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be getting my dancing shoes on again for the Strictly Christmas special.
Craig Revel Horwood has defended his decision to score Aston Merrygold a four out of 10 for his Viennese Waltz on Strictly Come Dancing. Dismissing claims he deliberately underscored Aston and his pro partner Janette Manrara, he told The Sun: “That’s rubbish. The 52-year-old judge gave Aston the score for his performance on the BBC dance competition on Saturday, and when combined with the audience vote, the 29-year-old singer found himself in the dance-off alongside Mollie King, which he lost.
Ed Sheeran will perform on the finals of Strictly Come Dancing and The X Factor – despite his arm injuries. The 26-year-old singer was involved in a bicycle crash earlier this month, which left him with a broken elbow, a bust right wrist and damaged ribs, and while both his arms are strapped up, he’s said to have agreed to play on the two rivals’ showpieces. “Strictly Come Dancing will be keeping a close eye on what Ed brings to ‘X Factor’ and are promising his stint on their finale will be even bigger and better.
Craig Revel Horwood is battling to stay fit for the remainder of the Strictly Come Dancing series after being left in “complete agony” due to a hip injury. The 52-year-old show judge is said to be suffering with “immense pain” during the BBC One show’s episodes because he has been putting off going under the knife for a hip operation. Doing the smallest things causes him immense pain.
It will be a much quieter judging panel this weekend as Bruno Tonioli is set to miss his first ever Strictly Come Dancing show.
Daisy Lowe has laughed off rumours that she is in a lesbian relationship with Louise Redknapp.
Former Strictly Come Dancing professional Aliona Vilani has hit back at Johnny Ball after he accused her of faking an injury during their 2012 appearance on the show.
Ruth Langsford blabbed that she had sailed through to the next round of the hit BBC dance show by posting a boastful video on her Facebook page.
Strictly judge Shirley Ballas threw major shade at Charlotte Hawkins after she confused her with Mollie King.
Strictly's Alexandra Burke denies she is 'furious' with her pro partner, Gorka Marquez over his rumoured romance with fellow Strictly star Gemma Atkinson.
Strictly's Susan Calman has recalled the shocking moment she came face-to-face with a gun during a trip to America over 20-years ago.
Strictly pro Brendan Cole has lashed out at judge Bruno Tonioli for 'lowering the tone' of Strictly Come Dancing with his saucy bedroom comments.