PUBLISHED: 15:11, Tue, Sep 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:11, Tue, Sep 8, 2020
Kevin Clifton, 37, left Strictly Come Dancing fans disappointed when he announced he would be quitting his role as a professional dancer on the BBC show earlier this year. However, the star has now surprisingly revealed he will be making a return to the programme for the upcoming 2020 series.
Kevin explained while discussing his personal Strictly highlights that he will be appearing in three special episodes of the show, which are set to air before its official launch in October.
The British Latin Champion, who was part of Strictly for seven years, said: “There’s going to be three shows that Strictly are doing in the build up to this series where they’re doing sort of the best of.
“So they’re doing great moments from the final, they’re doing great moments from Musicals week and great moments from Movie week, which I’ve actually taken part in, those three shows.
“So the first three shows in the run up to Strictly, I will actually be on.”
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Kevin Clifton speaks out on Strictly return after quitting show (Image: WENN•GETTY)
Kevin Clifton quit Strictly earlier this year (Image: GETTY)
Kevin then cheekily quipped: “Can’t get rid of me yet!”
Although the television personality won’t be making a comeback to Strictly’s team of pros, he admitted he “wouldn’t rule out” returning to the programme.
He went on to add during his self-titled podcast, The Kevin Clifton Show: “I still very much feel part of the Strictly family and the producers said that to me when I was leaving.
“They were so kind to me