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Strictly Come Dancing's celebrity line-up have already performed in front of the judges during rehearsals ahead of the launch this weekend. So, luckily for us we have the refreshingly honest Craig Revel-Horwood to share his insider knowledge into what fans can expect from the stars on the dance-floor come Saturday night.
Appearing on ITV's Lorraine, Craig suggested broadcaster Dan Walker might "struggle" in the latin dances due to his height (Dan is 6ft 6) - before heaping praise upon "fantastic" Loose Women panelist Judi Love.
"If you're asking who I'm worried about, yeah, Dan [Walker] a little bit in the Latin because he's so long he's got so much to control of that body," he explained to host Lorraine Kelly.
Dan had previously admitted that he turned down a place in the competition last year due to concerns he could be hindered by his height.
"The problem is I’ve got a big wingspan. I'm 6ft6, I'd need a big dance floor," he had joked on BBC Breakfast back in 2019. "I always think that Strictly is a better spectator sport than it is to participate."
Meanwhile, Craig also opined that Olympic gold medalist swimmer Adam Peaty might find Latin dances tricky to master too. "He's [Adam] so competitive, I saw him wriggle his hips as well, they're quite liquid," he continued. "I think in frame he's going to be absolutely gorgeous in the Ballroom, but the Latin I think he's going to struggle with."
On the celebrity contestant who has impressed him the most so far, the judge revealed that Judi Love is "standing out", not just in terms of dancing ability, but in personality, appearance and attitude too.
"Judi Love's sort of standing out, not because she's front row, centre [in Strictly's official celebrity line-up picture] but because she's fantastic. Her personality is brilliant. I saw her on the prerecord for this coming Saturday, she looks amazing. I can't wait."
Nor can we!
Craig will be returning to the judging panel alongside regulars Motsi Mabuse and Shirley Ballas, with pro dancer Anton Du Beke also joining as a judge as he takes over from Bruno Tonioli.
"[Anton]'s been through it, he has empathy for all the contestants, he knows exactly what they're going through and I don't care to be honest," he said wryly.
He then joked: "It's the honest truth, I only care about the one-minute-thirty that they provide me to comment on it."
Roll on Saturday night...
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