Love Island star confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2023

Love Island star Zara McDermott will participate on this 12 months’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Actuality star Zara McDermott makes historical past because the first-ever Love Island contestant to enroll in the present.

The BBC introduced the documentary maker as this 12 months’s seventh contestant.

Zara mentioned participating in Strictly seems like a dream because it performed an enormous position in her childhood.

The 26-year-old shared, “I’m so excited to be becoming a member of the world of Strictly! I grew up watching it yearly with my nan.

Zara continued, “She was the most important Strictly fan.”

“We might dance round the home and I’ve such fond reminiscences of that point in my life,” the Love Island star continued.

“I even bear in mind the primary ever sequence, and being mesmerised by all the gorgeous attire! I can’t wait to throw myself into this expertise and begin coaching. It’s going to be unbelievable,” she shared.

Zara joins Irish TV presenter, Angela Scanlon, broadcaster Angela Lippon, actor and West Finish star Layton Williams and information presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy.

Comic Eddie Kadi and actress Amanda Abbington will even participate on this 12 months’s present.

Extra contestants are anticipated to be introduced later this week.

Actor Adam Thomas and Downton Abbey’s Nigel Harman are additionally rumoured to be participating.

The return date for this 12 months’s Strictly has not but been confirmed, however the present normally returns to TV in September.