August 06, 2019
Sports presenter and former professional footballer Alex Scott has been announced as the 12th contestant taking part in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Strictly 2019: Former Lioness And Pundit Alex Scott Joins Line-Up
Her upcoming appearance in the new line-up was confirmed during an appearance on BBC Radio 1 Xtra, with Alex saying she’s “absolutely buzzing” to be taking part.
She said: “It’s the show I’ve always wanted to do and I can’t believe I’m finally going to be part of it.
“I’m super excited, but also terrified at the same time… The football pitch is a bit less glam than the ballroom, but I’m ready to try the sequins and dresses! Bring it on!”Alex is the former captain of Arsenal and previously appeared in England’s national team, before going on to become a pundit and commentator, most notably during this year’s World Cup.
In 2016, it was announced that she was to receive an MBE for her services to football in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
Alex also has some reality TV experience, having won the Bear Grylls show Mission Survive back in 2016.Just three spots remain on this year’s line-up, with rower James Cracknell, Radio 1 DJ Devin Griffin, Atomic Kitten singer Natasha Hamilton and presenter Anneka Rice among those rumoured to be taking up the last slots.
Already confirmed are comedian Chris Ramsey, footballer David James, soap stars Catherine Tyldesley and Emma Barton, YouTube vlogger Saffron Barker, celebrity chef Viscountess Emma Weymouth and Paralympian Will Bayley.
Joining them will be RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Visage, Made In Chelsea cast member Jamie Laing, Mike Bushell of BBC Breakfast and CBBC presenter Karim Zeroual.
Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One in the autumn. MORE STRICTLY... Michelle Visage's Strictly Announcement Actually Contained Huge News About Drag Race UK Strictly Come Dancing Welcomes New Pro Dancer, Nancy Xu, For 2019 Series Oti Mabuse's Sister Motsi Joins Strictly Come Dancing As New Judge Stacey Dooley Says She Deserved To Win Strictly Because She ‘Worked Harder Than Everyone Else’
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Oscar 2020

See the list of 2020 Oscar Nominations including best picture, best actors and actresses, and more.

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2019 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
Kim and Kanye Courtside for Kobe Bryant Tribute at NBA All-Star Game | TMZ NEWSROOM
February 17, 2020
Tl_6Ti_ysFc
Van Jones Says Dwyane Wade Was Courageous for Supporting Zaya | TMZ
February 16, 2020
_PxvxwA4L0g
Stripper Who Fell Off 15-Foot Pole Seeking New Career As Food Critic | TMZ
February 17, 2020
Po0RYX7Czcs
'Outlander' Cast Reveals What to Expect This Season
February 15, 2020
K4klRSTpDIM
Issa Rae Teases 'Insecure' Season Four and Her Romance Film 'The Photograph'
February 15, 2020
onEO5NgmLjc
Harvey Weinstein's Closing Argument: 'Women Need to Take Responsibility for Their Actions'
February 13, 2020
3yfUxASXNvE
Tyler Cameron surprises fans w/ultimate Valentine’s Day blind taste test | Page Six Celebrity News
February 13, 2020
RwNIvxbkaWA
Testing Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Vagina' Candle And Other Goop Products | Page Six Celebrity News
February 12, 2020
icD2-4ofnXk
How Adam Driver and Brad Pitt's height stacks up to other Oscar men | Page Six Celebrity News
February 08, 2020
OhHs22XYrnc
Jennifer Lopez Shares Sexy Bikini Selfie: "Relaxed and Recharged" | E! News
February 16, 2020
fy4UKL7pU0w
Former "Love Island" Host Caroline Flack Found Dead at Age 40 | E! News
February 15, 2020
vnY28W1wSH0
Necessary Realness: We Stan Zendaya & Jacob Elordi | E! News
February 15, 2020
45ul-AFkgHo
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
17
Feb
ENGLAND: Premier League
Chelsea - Manchester United
17
Feb
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Torino
16
Feb
ENGLAND: Premier League
Aston Villa - Tottenham Hotspur
16
Feb
ITALY: Serie A
Lazio - Inter Milan
16
Feb
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Madrid - Celta Vigo
16
Feb
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - Newcastle United
16
Feb
ITALY: Serie A
Cagliari - Napoli
16
Feb
ITALY: Serie A
Juventus - Brescia
16
Feb
SPAIN: La Liga
Athletic Bilbao - Osasuna
15
Feb
ENGLAND: Premier League
Norwich City - Liverpool
15
Feb
ITALY: Serie A
Atalanta - Roma
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k tudKp5Vhs3k iwWHibhssSo kQr0XHPbICM 5NeCb7JxaRk u5xQKdNqazE 56CdjlzJqSA kw7uFRs-Az0 xNv0JZWLV7w j_x1lr04a6Q lrYGH-drP8s
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.