Kevin Clifton, 37, lifted the Glitterball trophy with his now girlfriend Stacey Dooley in 2018. But the Strictly Come Dancing professional has made a bizarre admission as he spilled he is unable to choreograph in the daytime.
Speaking on his self-titled podcast, the ballroom professional said he lacked “creativity” when practising in a dance studio.
He explained: “For me personally, and I’m sure not everyone is like this. But for me I find it difficult to choreograph in the daytime.
“First of all I can’t do it in a dance studio. There have been times when I booked out a dance studio and I’ve tried to choreograph in there and suddenly I feel like I have no creativity.”
He added: “Whereas if I just walk around and do it in my front room suddenly things come a lot easier. There’s a science behind it.”
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Kevin Clifton speaks out on 'difficult' time (Image: WENN)
Kevin Clifton won Strictly Come Dancing alongside Stacey Dooley (Image: WENN)
Meanwhile, the Grimsby-born performer stunned viewers on Saturday night as he had a different role during the opening performance of Strictly Come Dancing.
The dancer showed off his vocal skills alongside Anton Du Beke as they sang a track from hit musical Hello, Dolly!.
Kevin and his fellow professional dancer were both centre-stage during the number as they sang and danced during the complex routine.
It’s the first time Kevin has sung on the show while Anton, who released his debut studio album in 2017, had previously performed with the late Sir Bruce