Strictly’s Jamie Laing admits he won’t fall for ‘curse’

No straying from Jamie

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New Strictly Come Dancing contestant Jamie Laing has spoken about the so-called curse.

But girlfriend Sophie Habboo has no need to worry – Jamie says he’s not going to stray.

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Jamie was the 11th celeb to be named in this year’s series.

The Made In Chelsea star, 30, told The Mirror that he has no intention of the Strictly curse taking over.

“The Strictly curse is where you dance with your dance partner, get really close to them… I think that’s what happened to Seann Walsh. So many people have got with their Strictly dancers. I will still be seeing Habboo, I’m not going to start kissing my dancer!” he said.

He went onto imagine a hypothetical situation involving his new pro partner and Sophie.

“I’ve been thinking about this – imagine if she was front row, if I’d got to the end and potentially I was going to win it and there was all these rumours going around that I was flirting or getting with my partner.

“Habboo was on the front row but after the very last dance I spun her round and we started kissing! It wouldn’t be something I’d do!”

Katya was a victim of the Strictly curse (Credit:

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One of the most infamous victims of the so-called curse was comedian Seann Walsh and Russian pro dancer Katya Jones.

Katya recently described how she’s transforming the way she shops in a bid to help save the planet.

The dancer, 30, has vowed to live more sustainably and avoid buying new clothes for a whole year.

In a new interview, Katya said she also intends to prioritise reusable shopping bags and coffee cups as she looks to reduce her impact on the environment.

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