Kevin Clifton, 37, has revealed what Strictly Come Dancing’s professional dancers turned down while he was on the show. The pro detailed what he was left to pick up as he opened up about his best moments while on the BBC programme.
I sort of grabbed it with both hands.
While discussing his highlights after first signing up in 2013, he went into detail about being partnered up with The Saturdays star Frankie Bridge, 31.
Talking to his listeners on his podcast, The Kevin Clifton Show, he explained the time he and the singer did the Tango for Halloween week.
The dancer said: “We did Halloween Week with a Tango to Defying Gravity from Wicked and she was green as the witch, Elphaba.
“Apparently the idea of it was passed around. It was the producers of Strictly who came up with the idea of doing Defying Gravity, they just didn’t quite know how to use the music, what dance it would be, or how to go about it.”
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Kevin Clifton reveals Strictly Come Dancing professional turn downs (Image: Getty)
Kevin Clifton reveals what professionals turned down (Image: Getty)
Kevin then went on to say: “It went through about four different professionals who turned it down before it came to me.
“They said, 'Look, we know four others have turned this down so you probably won't do it but we’ve got this idea that might be quite cool. Do you reckon you could do anything with it?',” the professional dancer continued.
The Strictly star then revealed that it was Frankie’s “best dance” while they were