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September 17, 2013

But retired rugby star is paired with  Kristina Rihanoff who, he admits, 'will be easier to pick up'

Retired rugby star Ben Cohen may not be gay but he still wanted a male dance partner on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing ballroom competition.

'I like to break down stereotypes,' Cohen, an staunch LGBT ally and activist, told reporters this week.

But instead of being paired with a male dancer, Cohen is dancing with Kristina Rihanoff. The show has yet to have any same-sex pairings.

April 17, 2013

BBC personality Craig Revel Horwood has criticized the new British reality television show

Craig Revel Horwood, a gay judge on long-running British TV show Strictly Come Dancing, has slammed The Voice UK.

The talent show judge says the new BBC show loses its appeal when the coaches turn round to pick their contestant.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, he suggested the judges Tom Jones, Danny O'Donaghue, Will.i.Am and the bisexual Jessie J should not turn round until the show reaches its final stage.

November 26, 2012

Dance partner Robin Windsor says former Emmerdale actor Riley is camp, fun and like a gay man

Strictly Come Dancing star Lisa Riley’s is a gay man trapped in a woman’s body, her dancing partner Robin Windsor has said.

The British TV show, now on its 10 season, is equivalent to Dancing With The Stars in other countries.

And it has become known for its comical dancers, including gay astrologer Russell Grant and clumsy homophobic politician Ann Widdecombe.

November 19, 2012

'Daybreak' showbiz reporter is the sixth person voted off the BBC dancing competition show

Gay showbiz reporter Richard Arnold believes Strictly Come Dancing celebrates the ‘best of British’.

The ‘Daybreak’ host and his dance partner Erin Boag were the sixth couple to leave the BBC dancing competition show.

November 18, 2012

'Daybreak' showbiz reporter is kicked out of the British reality dancing competition show

Gay showbiz reporter Richard Arnold is the latest celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing.

The ‘Daybreak’ TV host and his dance partner Erin Boag left the British dancing competition after finishing in the bottom two alongside Westlife singer Nicky Byrne and newcomer professional Karen Hauer.

Both couples performed their routines for a second time in the dance-off in the Wembley Arena special.

Arnold performed his salsa to Wham!’s Club Tropicana, and Byrne jived to Elvis Presley’s Jailhouse Rock.

November 4, 2012

After forgetting his foxtrot, the showbiz reporter avoided being eliminated in the British reality competition show

Gay showbiz reporter and television host Richard Arnold has survived the Strictly Come Dancing dance-off for the second time tonight (4 November).

Filmed yesterday, Arnold and his professional partner Erin Boag won a dance-off against actor Colin Salmon and Kristina Rihanoff in the British reality show results.

Arnold forgot his foxtrot when he performed it the first time on Saturday.

‘When you say dance again, it’ll really be the first time,’ he said before dancing in the results show. ‘It’s very tough going out there again. ‘

October 14, 2012

Gay band Scissor Sisters perform 'Let's Have A Kiki' on the British reality results show

Gay showbiz reporter and television host Richard Arnold will live to waltz another day as he survived the Strictly Come Dancing dance-off tonight (14 October).

Filmed yesterday, Arnold and his professional partner Erin Boag faced television legend and 74-year-old Johnny Ball and newcomer Iveta Lukosiute in the British reality show results.

Judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman saved Arnold and Boag based on the fact there was more content in the couple's cha cha cha.

August 27, 2012

Craig Revel Horwood wants the cheeky prince to take part in Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has set his sights on Prince Harry.

The British TV personality is yearning for the cheeky royal to be his boyfriend after his recent naked headline-grabbing pictures from Las Vegas.

In an interview with The Telegraph, Horwood said: ‘I met Prince Harry at Westminster and I want him to be my new boyfriend, but unfortunately I don't think it is going to happen.’

April 9, 2012

Gay footballer is winning fans with his dance-floor moves

Professional footballer Anton Hysen was probably a bit of an obvious choice to join the cast for Sweden's Let's Dance 2012.

Known as Strictly Come Dancing in the UK and Dancing With The Stars in the US and other countries, the show's format pairs celebrities with a professional dance partner and requires them to learn and perform new routines each week.

December 11, 2011

Jason Donovan joins gay mag pin-up in the final of ballroom dancing show

Boyband drummer Harry Judd is through to the final of British TV competition Strictly Come Dancing.

The ballroom and Latin dancing competition will finish live on BBC next week.

Judd, the drummer from pop-rock band McFly, has repeatedly stripped off for UK gay magazine Attitude and is the current cover star – named by the magazine as the ‘sexiest man of the year’.