Shake it! Laura Whitmore is on her way to Strictly Come Dancing

Laura Whitmore has been confirmed as a contestant for Strictly Come Dancing, but not our brand spankin' new one, she's going to pop up on the adored UK version.

The announcement was made this morning during her BFF Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Breakfast Show.

"I have watched Strictly and been obsessed with the show since series 1. It's an incredible show and I feel so honoured to be asked to take part in it.

"I'm not going to lie, I'm slightly petrified too," she added.

Laura is the third contestant to be announced and she will join Will Young and Ed Balls in the new series of the show.

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