Kevin Clifton, 37, has spoken out in regards to the real reason he determined to transfer away from his position as an expert dancer on Strictly Come Dancing. The star opened up in regards to the scenario on his podcast, The Kevin Clifton Show, and revealed he was involved he was getting too previous for the BBC dance competitors.
Kevin, who received Strictly in 2018 along with his now-girlfriend Stacey Dooley, defined he couldn’t “see himself doing it in his 40s”.
The tv character candidly admitted: “At age 23 it might be completely different.
“I’d have a look at it and suppose, ‘I can keep on this for the subsequent ten or 15 years’, however at 37 years previous I used to be considering, ‘I’m going to flip 38’.
“If it’s going to be related to what I’ve already achieved I don’t see myself doing it into my 40s.”
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Ballroom dance champion Anton du Beke, 53, is the oldest skilled dancer on the programme, whereas the youngest is AJ Pritchard, 24.
Elsewhere, Kevin’s associate Stacey opened up about how being blamed for him quitting Strictly “harm” her.
Some latest experiences claimed the documentary filmmaker “pushed” her beau to depart the programme to ensure that them to pursue initiatives collectively.
Talking to Nihal Arthanayake on BBC Radio 5 Reside final week, Stacey joked: “Kevin is clearly completely incapable of creating selections for himself. So I swooped in and saved the day.
“Like it’s obtained something to do with me what he does for a residing. I imply, I believe that he’s obtained issues lined up that I’ll let him inform everybody about.”
BBC host Nihal then quizzed: “Do you giggle about it or does it harm?”
She replied: “You will have to [laugh]. At the beginning, it hurts however you then realise it’s storytime. It’s an entire fantasy. There’s not an oz. of fact in a lot of what’s revealed.
“Initially you try to struggle, however you then realise you’ll be able to’t struggle each day.
“I nonetheless have the LU2 (Luton space code) in me. I really feel myself getting a bit gobby – that’s precisely what they need.”