Words: Steve Brown
Michelle Visage has been confirmed to be taking part on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
The RuPaul’s Drag Race long-standing judge was rumoured to be taking part in BBC’s ballroom and latin dance competition this year.
And now, the rumours have been confirmed after she was announced on Lorraine this morning.
We can exclusively reveal @michellevisage is the next celebrity to join this year's #Strictly line-up! 🌟— Lorraine (@lorraine) August 5, 2019
Who else can't wait to see her take to the dancefloor? 🙋🙋♂️#Lorraine pic.twitter.com/ROMzJxUue8
Speaking from Los Angeles this morning, Visage said: “This is the one show that I have loved for years.
“I am a woman who is 50 years old, and I want to be out there representing a woman of a certain age.”
Also announced is celebrity chef and model Emma Thynn, CBBC presenter Karim Zeroual, former Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley, EastEnders' Emma Barton, Chris Ramsey, YouTuber Saffron Barker, footballer David James and BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell.