Mike Bushell: BBC Breakfast star talks MAJOR confusion as he’s confirmed for Strictly 2019

Mike Bushell was the 6th famous person contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2019 these days. The information used to be published at the sports activities presenter’s display BBC Breakfast via hosts Steph McGovern and Ben Thompson, whilst former winner Stacey Dooley used to be at the settee. After waltzing in after a lot fanfare, the 53-year-old mentioned signing up felt “surreal” sooner than confessing many audience concept he’d already carried out at the BBC One display. “Is this a dream?” the newlywed mentioned. “It seems like a unusual dream. [I’ve known] for a couple of weeks – I believed they’d were given the mistaken individual, really.

Mike went on to show: “For years other folks have were given me puzzled with Chris Hollins, who received it in 2009.

“This actually would occur each and every week, anyone would say, ‘Can I have a selfie?’ We’re in the midst of the selfie, ‘My partner loved you on Strictly’.”

The small display screen favorite went on: “I’m thinking, do I say I’ve never been on Strictly or do I just keep quiet? They’d get home and think, it’s not him! What a liar! But now…”

Fellow BBC Breakfast star Chris, 48, triumphed along spouse Ola Jordan 10 years in the past, beating Ricky Whittle within the ultimate.

At the time, they have been the one pair to by no means to find themselves within the dreaded dance off.

Meanwhile, Mike used to be additionally puzzled about who he had advised about Strictly 2019, as his colleagues at the information displays weren’t within the loop.

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