Stephen Fry admits he hates Strictly Come Dancing and talks six stone weight loss

Stephen Fry and the Strictly Come Dancing logo
Stephen shouldn’t be a fan of the present (Picture: BBC/Rex)

Stephen Fry has come ahead to disclose that he shouldn’t be a Strictly Come Dancing fan – evaluating it ‘nails on a chalkboard’.

And that guidelines the actor out of showing on the present anytime quickly.

The 62-year-old revealed the revelation on Saturday (14 September) night time’s version of the Jonathan Ross Show, the place he confessed to the host that dancing ‘embarrasses’ him.

‘I loathe dancing. It embarrasses me. Not only to do it, but to watch other people do it,’ he mentioned.

‘The Strictly-type thing I find absolutely nails on a blackboard. It’s an allergy. I can’t bear dancing. It makes me cringe.’

It’s arduous to consider that somebody wouldn’t be a Strictly fan, however it’s sadly true.

Stephen additionally opened up about his weight loss, revealing he misplaced nearly six of his 21 stone by strolling ‘eight miles every morning’ at ‘just over four miles an hour’.



The star was beforehand recognized with an ‘aggressive’ type of prostate most cancers, and subsequently had his prostate eliminated, alongside 11 lymph nodes in early 2018.

Stephen Fry
Stephen revealed the revelation on The Jonathan Ross Show (Picture: Rex)

He has since shed the kilos after recovering from his sickness, whereas beforehand admitting he felt ‘proud of himself’ and was ‘very happy’.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast in April, he mentioned: ‘At the moment I’m pleased. There is the vertical second and the horizontal and in the intervening time I’m very pleased.

‘I’ve misplaced a little bit of weight so I’m feeling pleased with myself. I used to be obese, I’ve misplaced 5 and a half stone.

‘I was 21 stone nearly, in April I was that heavy.’

Stephen Fry
Stephen misplaced nearly six of his 21 stone following his prostate most cancers prognosis (Picture: Backgrid)

He later added that strolling ‘helps his mood’.

‘I walk a lot and that helps my mood as well I find,’ he continued.

‘It’s not a assured assist for psychological stress and nervousness or the rest however it does assist me.’

Despite his spectacular weight loss, it appears like he gained’t be hitting the dancefloor anytime quickly.

The Jonathan Ross Show will probably be broadcast on Saturday 14 September at 10:15pm on ITV.

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