Strictly Come Dancing has been plagued with rumours of a curse after a number of stars, together with Louise Redknapp and Ben Cohen, ended their marriages after showing on the present.
The publication reported that the execs have additionally banned any actuality stars showing on the present, which has narrowed down the selection of celebs.
Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Capital FM DJ Vick Hope, 28, is rumoured to hitch the forged…as producers battle to get A-list expertise on board
An insider informed the paper that bosses have discovered it a lot more durable to signal on A-list expertise this yr – and Vick is at present single so proof against the so-called curse.
The supply added: ‘They’ve requested a great deal of high names, however with individuals like Louise Redknapp and Ben Cohen in thoughts, many in relationships are saying no.
‘Bosses are clearly hoping to herald some greater names, however they want everybody signed by the tip of this month.’
The curse? Louise Redknapp’s cut up from footballer Jamie was introduced in September following the singer’s run on Strictly
Louise’s cut up from footballer Jamie was introduced in September following the singer’s run on Strictly, with their practically two decade-long marriage formally ending in December.
Ben’s marriage to Abby Blayney broke down in 2014, with the divorce finalised in 2016 – solely two months after Ben’s Strictly companion Kristina Rihanoff introduced she was anticipating his little one.
When contacted by MailOnline, a BBC spokesperson stated: ‘We don’t touch upon hypothesis, the total line up will probably be introduced in the end’.
Breakdown: Ben’s marriage to Abby Blayney was over in March 2016 – solely two months after Ben’s Strictly companion Kristina Rihanoff (pictured) introduced she was anticipating his little one
Perhaps? Hypothesis is rife that former I am A Celeb winner Scarlett Moffatt (R) will be part of the forged, and former Coronation Road actress Catherine Tyldesley (L) may be on the present
Whereas BBC are but to verify Strictly’s celeb contestants this time spherical, hypothesis is rife that former I am A Celeb winner Scarlett Moffatt, who has had expertise with ballroom dancing in her youthful years, is ready to hitch the lineup.
Different stars rumoured embody former Coronation Road actress Catherine Tyldesley, TV presenter Maya Jama, with a supply telling The Solar she is a ‘large fan’ of the sequence, and Coleen Rooney.
Studies have claimed the WAG was set to hitch the present final yr, however was compelled to drag out of Strictly final minute.
Insiders claimed to
Shirley Ballas has stated she would love Cheryl to be among the many celebrities participating this yr, whereas stories declare that Michelle Keegan is contemplating following in husband Mark Wright’s footsteps and becoming a member of Strictly this sequence.
Followers have been despatched right into a frenzy earlier this week because the official BBC Strictly account shared a gaggle shot of the smiling dancers, with the caption ‘preparing for #Strictly 2018’ forward of the present’s sixteenth sequence.
Maintain dancing! Followers have been despatched right into a frenzy because the official BBC Strictly account shared a gaggle shot of the smiling dancers, with the caption ‘preparing for #Strictly 2018’