Abbey Clancy Signs Up For Strictly Come Dancing

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  • The former model has reportedly accepted an offer to dance on the upcoming season of the primetime BBC One show

    Abbey Clancy has reportedly signed up for this year’s series Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One.

    The model, who is the wife of footballer Peter Crouch and mum to their daughter Sophia, joins Teri Hatcher and Rebecca Adlington as the celebrities rumoured to be taking part in the eleventh series.

    The Liverpudlian was discovered by Sky TV show Britain’s Next Top Model and now works as ITV’s fashion correspondent for This Morning. She is reported to have accepted a whopping cheque for £35k to compete.

    A source told one tabloid newspaper: ‘Abbey is really excited to be appearing on Strictly. All her family and friends watch it and Peter is being very supportive – he can’t wait to see Abbey in her slinky, sparkly costumes.’

    The series will see the 29-year-old yummy mummy slip seamlessly into the shape hugging, often barely-there costumes of the Strictly Come Dancing female contestant wardrobe.

    ‘Abbey’s already in fantastic shape,’ said the source. ‘But is looking forward to learning new moves and getting even fitter.’

    Catwalk star Abbey is also no stranger to the sequins and glamour of Strictly, telling Esquire magazine back in 2011 that her ambition was to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel to the likes of Miranda Kerr and Naomi Campbell.

    As she plans to uproot her family from Cheshire to be closer to filming, the couple are allegedly now looking for properties in North London with a special interest in one £3m house in the popular part of town.

    So we know she’ll look great but can Abbey perfectly co-ordinate her 5ft 9 figure for the dancefloor? We’ll have to wait and see.

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