Strictly Come Dancing winner Stacey Dooley, 32, lifted the Glitterball trophy in 2018. She recently chatted with her boyfriend Kevin on his self-titled podcast show where he hinted fans had suggested she front Strictly once BBC favourites Tess Daly, 50, and Claudia Winkleman, 48 decide to “pack it in”.
Speaking on The Kevin Clifton Show, he mused: “I have looked at my social media and whenever I post a picture of you [Stacey] on the tour, everyone’s basically gone nuts.”
The Grimsby-born performer admitted many of their fans have complimented Stacey on her hosting skills.
“They’re saying she’s an amazing host,” Kevin explained. “Even to the extent of people saying, ‘If either of the girls decide to pack it in, Stacey should host Strictly Come Dancing’”
Stacey chuckled at the idea but brushed off claims she would be fronting the BBC series in the near future.
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Stacey Dooley's boyfriend Kevin Clifton hints at Tess and Claudia replacement (Image: WENN)
Kevin Clifton said fans have hinted Stacey should host the main show (Image: GETTY)
She replied: “I don’t know about all that King Kev. Stop.”
But the Strictly champion admitted she is enjoying her current hosting gig as she joined a host of famous faces on the nationwide Strictly