John & Johannes reveal the message behind the upcoming semi-final dance
Couple John Whaite and Johannes Radebe have revealed that their habit of choosing a couple will be grateful to all those who have supported them on their journey.
Professional dancer Radebe, 34, and former Bake Off Whaite winner, 32, made history this year by becoming the first all-male couple in the BBC One dance series.
They made it to the semi-finals this weekend, where the remaining four pairs will do two regular matches.
Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Whaite said: “So for our couples’ choice, we’re doing it for Adele’s Hometown Glory, and something Johannes and I have realized since we were together. met and became dance partners and now lifelong friends we share history.
“Growing up with the shame of being gay, the shame of not being accepted by society, because people tell us we’re more masculine, you know, people try to forge us into the concept of being gay. a man and so we want to do this dance to say a huge thank you to those who have allowed us to not be shoehorned, not silenced.
“Those who have supported us and lifted us up when we needed it, who have paved the way for older members of the LGBTQ+ community who have paved the way for two big, well, muscular people break, go on Saturday you know, as Johannes said, society is very progressive, at least western society is also very progressive and so we wanted to dedicate this dance to everyone who has basically make this happen.
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