PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 16:01, Sat, Nov 2, 2019
Stacey Dooley has opened up about what she was like growing up and her early teens, which saw her start drinking, clubbing and bunking off school. The girlfriend of Strictly Come Dancing 2019 pro Kevin Clifton said she used to steal with friends but never took anything “ridiculous”.
I wasn’t frightened of authority. I just did whatever I wanted
The Strictly winner branded herself a “nightmare”, as she documented how she would drive her mother “loopy”.
The 32-year-old opened up in a recent interview with The Guardian, saying it all came from the fact she was was not intimidated by authority.
Stacey grew up in Luton in the early 1990s, leaving school at 15 and working as a shop assistant at the nearby airport.
“I was a nightmare,” the reality star commented. “I wasn’t frightened of authority. I just did whatever I wanted.
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Stacey Dooley: Kevin Clifton's girlfriend said she used to steal from shops (Image: BBC • WENN)
Stacey Dooley: Kevin Clifton's girlfriend said she was nightmare growing up (Image: GETTY)
“I probably drove my mum loopy. I wouldn’t