Strictly Come Dancing: What Kelvin Fletcher really thought of partnering with Oti revealed

Strictly Come Dancing returned to tv screens final week with the celebrities assembly their skilled companions for the primary time. 

However, former Emmerdale star Kelvin is but to be seen in motion after changing Made in Chelsea’s Jamie. 

He’s been partnered with skilled dancer and admitted he was nervous about assembly everybody a bit later than regular.

The actor defined: “When I first came upon I didn’t know who I’d be with, what costumes I’d be carrying… It’s intense! 

“I really feel like I’ve been thrown in on the deep finish. I’ve additionally not had the possibility to satisfy any of the opposite contestants but, so I’m trying ahead to that.” 

Speaking about how he felt when he was instructed he’d dance with Oti, Kelvin revealed he “could not imagine” it. 

“Oh god I used to be so nervous earlier than,” he mentioned. “But I couldn’t imagine I’d been fortunate sufficient to get Oti. She’s my favorite. It’s good. I’m so happy.

“I’m in awe of what Oti and the opposite professionals do and the way good they are.”

Describing what type of scholar he will be in coaching, Kelvin mentioned he satisfactions himself on his work ethic and is dedicated to working laborious to make as few errors as doable. 

“I’ve received probably the most wonderful teacher,” he added reassuringly.  

Kelvin definitely appears eager to get on the dance ground however he admitted his addition to the line-up is “bittersweet”.

“Is this really taking place?! It’s been probably the most surreal week of my life! I’m an enormous fan of Strictly so it’s unimaginable,” he commented.

“I’m so glad that I is usually a half of it. But on the identical time it’s fairly bittersweet! I’m coming in on the again of Jamie’s damage – I hold interested by him!”

However, it appears Okelvin is already discovering it laborious as he complained of “exhaustion” from rehearsals in a video posted on Oti’s Instagram two days in the past. 

He could possibly be heard complaining about his flexibility after the skilled dancer teased she’d solely seen him do a stretch. 

”I’m not cell sufficient, am II used to be moving into positions and also you had been like ‘Stretch extra, Kelvin,'” the star laughed.

Following the announcement Kelvin can be becoming a member of Strictly, he revealed he feels he has a bonus within the competitors.

Speaking in a video posted on the present’s official Twitter account, he mentioned: “As an actor I can carry the story, the narrative in every efficiency.

“If I can’t do that, then… might as well give up as an actor, hadn’t I?”

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One on September 21.

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