Strictly Come Dancing: Len Goodman SLAMS idea of favourite Anton Du Beke EVER being judge


Strictly seasoned Goodman shocked fans by quitting the show after 12 years in the thick of a huge furore, as favourite Du Beke was snubbed in favour of dance guide Shirley Ballas, 56, taking on the role.

The 73-year-old has now slammed the theory of the popular dance partner having a seat on the judges’ panel, break he doesn’t think «it would work». 

The star assured that he creates Du Beke will always have a place on the BBC show though, at seldom in some capacity.

«I don’t know if it would ever work with Anton as a determine,» he told The Sun. «But I am sure they will always find a job for him, as he is a dad now and he has twins.»

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Strictly: Len Goodman has verbal out on Anton Du Beke ever being a pannelist judge

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The Dancing with the Stars personality also gave some alert advice for his successor, saying that the brunette — whose son Mark is also a authoritative dancer on the American competition show — should try to be «authentic».

He began: «The tip I would trade, which is what I felt about myself, is just be the best you can and be equitable and authentic.

«We were all nervous when we started but if you just be yourself and say what you see, then you liking be fine.»

Goodman also revealed that he has something in common with the bop coach, as he was new to the complicated world of live reality shows: «I didn’t clothed any TV knowledge at first, none of us did, we were television virgins and so is Shirley.»

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While he is happy to move out on to different pastures, Strictly’s leading man also admitted that hindsight see fit prove difficult when he is forced to see the results of his choice to leave the Saturday endlessly powerhouse.

«Strictly hasn’t kicked off and no doubt when it does I last wishes as be sitting at home watching it, thinking, ‘I should have done that Non-Standard real.’ «

Meanwhile, rumours surrounding the fifteenth series’ line-up have been rife, with devotees desperate to know who will be joining the competition. 

Bosses are reportedly fervid to sign up former EastEnders actress and singer Martine McCutcheon, 41, as the fling date nears, after she recently spoke about her desire to affinity for part during an appearance on ITV’s Loose Women. 

Strictly Come Dancing turn backs later this summer to BBC One.

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