RT @expressceleb: BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell details 'tragic ...

MIKE BUSHELL - BBC Breakfast sports presenter and ex Strictly Come Dancing contestant - has looked back on the "tragic collapse" his wife Emily witnessed, when he was rehearsing his first lift with his former dance partner Katya Jones.

PUBLISHED: 15:01, Fri, Sep 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:04, Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Mike Bushell, 54, took to Twitter to share a video of himself and Strictly Come Dancing's 2020 professional dancer Katya Jones, practicing their first lift together "a year ago today". After the BBC Breakfast presenter posted the clip online, his wife Emily Bushell waded in to tell the pro she was "a brave lady".


Katya is a brave brave lady

Emily Bushell

In view of his 58,000 followers, Mike began by writing: "It will be alright on the night.

"First ⁦@bbcstrictly lift with amazing ⁦@Mrs_katjones a year ago today."

He went on to reveal: "Not the highest-scoring American smooth 'psychotic cliff hanger' according to ⁦@BrunoTonioli," followed by two laughing emojis.

Mike's new wife Emily, who was there watching them at the time, then waded in and shared another video of the pair practicing their routine.

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Mike Bushell wife Strictly Katya Jones newsMike Bushell looks back on rehearsing first lift on Strictly with Katya Jones (Image: GETTY/MIKE BUSHELL TWITTER)

MIKE BUSHELL twitter bbc strictly come dancingMike Bushell looks back on 'tragic collapse' with Katya Jones (Image: Mike Bushell Twitter)

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She replied: "Aww that was a week to remember!

"Katya is a brave brave lady," followed by a kissing emoji.

The presenter then shared Emily's video onto his following and explained his "tragic collapse".

Mike added: "Aw haha yes the night you came to witness the tragic collapse of the

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