#StrictlyComeDancing 2017: Simon Rimmer seventh star CONFIRMED for line-up

Tim Lovejoy revealed that his co-host Simon would be joining the previously announced stars on this morning’s Sunday Brunch.

The latest announcement means that Simon will be taking to the dance floor alongside Mollie King, Davood Ghadami, Ruth Langsford, Gemma Atkinson, Reverend Richard Coles and Joe McFadden.

Tim, 49, was quick to poke fun at Simon, 54, with him saying: “If you don’t win you’re going to lose your place on this show.”

Simon added of when things are going to be kicking off: “Tomorrow we do a little bit of filming and we start dancing in September.” 

Simon RimmerBBCSimon Rimmer has been confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2017

Simon Rimmer Tim LovejoyCHANNEL 4Simon presents Sunday Brunch with Tim Lovejoy

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When I put on my sequins and hit the floor it will genuinely be my very first time dancing ballroom and latin

Simon Rimmer

Simon also said: “I am so excited, terrified and proud to be invited to be part of Strictly 2017. I've always been a HUUUUGE fan of the show. When I put on my sequins and hit the floor it will genuinely be my very first time dancing ballroom and latin.

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