PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 06:00, Sun, Sep 1, 2019
Jamie, 30, is best known for his role on Made in Chelsea and is the second-ever reality star to take part in Strictly Come Dancing.
The Only Way is Essex star Mark Wright, 32, was the first contest to come from the field back in 2014, with it taking five years for another reality star to appear on the BBC dance show.
With Jamie’s signing, other personalities from the likes of Love Island have their eyes set on a coveted spot on the BBC dance show in the future.
Ahead of Jamie’s appearance in this year’s line-up, his Made in Chelsea co-stars have spoken out about the reality star taking part in the show.
Reality TV people are quite restricted
Although Jamie is committed to his Strictly stint, he will also be filming Made in Chelsea as the two shows run side-by-side this autumn.
Jamie will be seen interacting with his fellow cast mates on the reality show such as Sophie Habboo, 25, Alex Mitten, 28, and Olivia Bentley, 23.
The latter spoke with Express.co.uk at the launch of the 18th series of Made in Chelsea and revealed she can’t wait to see her co-star strut his stuff.
However, Olivia did speak of the “restrictions” in place for personalities from the reality world taking part in any form of celebrity contest show.
“Reality TV people I think are quite restricted on doing a lot of shows,” Olivia explained.
Revealing she was happy