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Michelle Visage announced as latest celeb on this year's 'Strictly Come Dancing'

The 'RuPaul's Drag Race' judge will be joining the host of celebs in the BBC dance competition

2019-08-05

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.

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.