Strictly star Kevin Clifton had revealed his fears for having a taller partner

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Kevin spoke out on the Strictly Come Dancing podcast

Hanna Fillingham

Although many followers suppose that the Strictly Come Dancing stars know their new celeb partner prematurely, it’s actually not the case. And again in 2018 whereas the professionals had been ready to seek out out who they had been going to be paired with, Kevin Clifton specifically was nervous. Talking to hosts Amy Elizabeth and Scott Mills on the official Strictly Come Dancing podcast, he stated: “I am sick as a dog, honestly. I am always nervous at this stage but I don’t know if I have ever been this nervous for some reason.” The topic of peak then got here up as Kevin was joined by fellow professionals Pasha Kovalev and Giovanni Pernice. Amy requested them: “This might be a personal question and Kevin touched on it earlier, but height wise, do you look at the females and think ‘I don’t want a girl that’s taller than me?'”

Strictly star Kevin Clifton has beforehand revealed his nerves at having a taller partner

Giovanni was fast to reply: “For me and Pasha it’s more difficult because we are quite tall, so we have more than one person to be partnered with.” Kevin intejected: “There are more options.” Giovanni continued: “For Kevin it’s a little bit easier.” “I am looking at probably three of these girls,” Kevin agreed. Pasha then reassured Kevin that if he had been to get a taller partner it would not be dangerous. “To be fair in the past I have had girls who are taller than me, Karen Kirkwood – she was slightly taller than me. Your horizon is a little bit wider now,” he stated. Kevin then joked: “Okay, I look forward to being partnered with Faye or Vick then.”

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Kevin and Anneka Rice are getting on properly in coaching

Fans can now pay attention again to Kevin worrying about his partner realizing that he had nothing to worry. Not solely was he partnered with Stacey Dooley – who later turned his girlfriend – however the pair went on to win the 2018 sequence. Having been within the ultimate a variety of occasions earlier than, it meant the world to Kevin to lastly take away the well-known GlitterBall trophy.

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This yr, Kevin is dealing with a new problem after being partnered with a taller partner, Anneka Rice, however the pair appear like they’re having the most effective of occasions in rehearsals and the professional has been stuffed with reward for the TV star’s dance talents. Speaking in a quick video posted on Anneka’s feed, the dancer stated to the digital camera: “Very impressed, very happy.” Anneka added: “Kevin is still smiling, I love that so much. Honestly Kevin, that’s almost the best day I’ve ever had in my entire life.” Kevin, 36, continued to reward the Welsh presenter: “Oh, listen to you, you were brilliant, you were amazing today.”

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