Debbie McGee reveals what she’ll do now Strictly has ended

Debbie's dancing feet are headed for a yoga matt

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Strictly Come Dancing star Debbie McGee is looking forward to life after the show, with offers piling up.

The former magician’s assistant has revealed that her appearance on the show has opened up a lot of opportunities, and her next move is deciding which to take.

Debbie was a fan favourite on Strictly (Credit: BBC)

Debbie was paired with professional  Giovanni Pernice, and the two wowed the crowds week after week.

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While they made it to the final four, Debbie didn’t manage to scoop the prize, losing out to actor Joe McFadden.

But even without victory, her stint on the show was enough to open new doors for Debbie.

Speaking to, Debbie opened up about her time on the show, and her hopes for the future.

Debbie was partnered with Giovanni on the hit show (Credit: Flynet)

“I’m going to be doing panto and I just want to make the most of every single opportunity,” she said.

“I’ve been so lucky to be on Strictly, it opens doors and I just want to make the most of that because that’s what being in our business is all about.

“There’s lots of things sort of bubbling and I haven’t decided on anything yet,” she continued, “but after Christmas I’m going to have a look with my agent at everything that’s come in. A yoga DVD is certainly something I’m going to consider.”

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There’s a possible yoga DVD in the pipeline for Debbie (Credit: BBC)

Debbie and Giovanni danced in the Strictly finale against Joe McFadden and Katya Jones, Alexandra Burke and Gorka Marquez, and Gemma Atkinson and Aljaz Skorjanec.

While we know Joe and Katya won, the order the other finalists finished has not been publicly revealed.

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Giovanni paid tribute to Debbie, 59, yesterday, sweetly saying she was still his winner even if they hadn’t lifted the trophy.

“The end of the most beautiful experience!!” he said.

“Thank u guys for the lovely messages and support every week !!  and you @thedebbiemcgee .. you are THE STAR and the winner in my eyes… !! until next time KEEEEEEEEEP DANGING (sic).”