AJ Pritchard, 25, took to Twitter this afternoon to announce he is leaving Strictly Come Dancing. The professional dancer wrote in a statement: “I have some news for you all.
“Please see the below statement from my team also sending my love to everyone in this difficult time, please keep safe. AJ x.”
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The statement then read: “After four years on Strictly Come Dancing, AJ has decided the time is right to leave the show and follow his dreams to explore opportunities in the presenting world alongside his brother Curtis.
“AJ would like to thank everyone at the BBC for giving him such brilliant opportunity.
“AJ would also like to send his love and gratitude to all who have followed and supported his career.
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AJ Pritchard reveals he is quitting Strictly (Image: WENN•BBC)
AJ Pritchard is planning on pursuing presenting opportunities alongside his brother Curtis Pritchard (Image: GETTY)
“He is excited for you all to join him on the next chapter of his journey.”
The BBC commented: “We would like to thanks AJ for four fantastic years on Strictly