NS BBC Breakfast The presenter, 44, plans to dance with his wife at their 25th wedding anniversary to ‘make up’ for his lack of dancing on their big day.
So far, Dan has enjoyed 10 weeks of learning to dance everything from the Charleston to the rumba with his dance partner Nadiya Bychkova, but recently commented that he doesn’t know’Who is voting for us?. ‘
‘I didn’t even dance at my own wedding. I do distracting tactics, I mess up the parties,’ he said.
‘We got married 20 years ago and our plan has always been to have a party for our 25th wedding anniversary, I love to dance and give her dance lessons, and we do it together. that and made up for my omission at the wedding day dance. ‘
Dan went on to say that he ‘liked the idea of the dance’, but always felt it ‘beyond’ him.
‘I’m six feet six, I’ve always been tall and awkward, it’s just easier for me to avoid it and sidetrack instead.
‘I would watch Serious and think that looks absolutely amazing, i wish i could do it, I wish I could move like that. There’s always a desire to be fulfilled but I just feel like I’m not capable of doing it. ‘
The TV star jokes about his and Nadiya’s ‘surprised faces’ each week as Tess calls out their names to go through, saying ‘it’s half the fun.’
Dan said his daughter even cried during the first live show before asking him not to vote first, and his wife asked him a week before the contest started: ‘You can you really dance?’
His loved ones are now ‘really enjoying it’ and he says the whole journey of the Serious has been ‘a really nice family experience.’
Dan was a seriously avid viewer for years, saying that he enjoys watching ‘brilliant dancers with natural qualities’, but also ‘dancers like me who don’t know what they can do or learn a perfect skill’. all new.’
‘If you asked me to dance 12 weeks ago, I would sit down and run away, but it’s very different now.’
Dan and Nadiya will be performing a tango this weekend for the Santa Maria by Gotan Project.
They scored 31 points last week, and will be hoping to climb even further in the rankings tonight.
Dancing to Strict continues to air on BBC One tonight at 6:40pm.
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