North East UK news Phillip Schofield 'deep in talks' to be in Strictly same-sex couple MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - This Morning host Phillip Schofield is set to hot foot over to the BBC in the autumn to be part of Strictly's first same-sex couple
Breaking News ! Phillip Schofield is said to 'deep in talks' for a shock appearance on the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Reports suggest the This Morning presenter is being lined up to be part of the BBC show's first ever same-sex couple. Phillip publicly came out as gay earlier this year in a lengthy Instagram post, which was followed minutes later by a candid TV interview with his co-host and close friend Holly Willoughby. Read More Related Articles Strictly Come Dancing line-up rumours so far from Cheryl to Joe Wicks Read More Related Articles This Morning host Phillip Schofield's staggering earnings revealed Talks for him to join Strictly are said to be at an advanced stage, with a source telling the Daily Star on Sunday: "Top-secret talks have been happening for a few weeks and an offer has been made. “The hope is Phillip would dance with another man.
.” Other names linked to the Strictly line-up for this year include Jade Thirlwall, Lorraine Kelly, Scarlett Moffatt, Jamie Laing and Mark Feehily, with the Westlife star also rumoured for a same-sex partnership.
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The BBC have revealed that the 2020 series will be shorter than normal, due to the coronavirus pandemic, with it starting later than it usually does. Dancers may also be subject to social distancing measures, with talk of pros and celebrities isolating together or 'bubbling up.' Dancing on Ice, the ITV show Phillip is also host of, made history this year when Steps star H and pro skater Matt Evers formed its first same-sex pairing, with H even joking "it's your turn next Strictly" after he was voted out.
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