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Friday 7th August 2020

Strictly Come Dancing: Graziano Di Prima reveals he WON'T get a celeb partner

He's made the announcement about his Strictly future on social media

Strictly hunk Graziano Di Prima will not feature on the show alongside a celebrity partner this year, he has announced.

The 25-year-old dancer - who joined the troupe of Strictly Come Dancing pros for the 2018 run - told fans on social media he will not feature on the dance floor with a famous face for the upcoming series.

Sharing his message on both Twitter and Instagram this morning, the Italian performer vowed viewers had not seen the last of him.

"Just letting all the fans know the I will not have a celeb partner this series," he wrote.

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"But don’t worry… I am not going anywhere!"

He continued: "You will see me every Saturday/Sunday nights in all our amazing group dances, on It Takes Two and across the series. 

"We will have some amazing routines already and I can’t wait for you to see them all!"

Pledging his support for all of his dancing colleagues that appear on camera, Graziano added: "To my fellow pros, good luck for a magical series.

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"Let’s do this and I love you all!"

Many fans were bitterly disappointed to realise they may not see as much of the star, who partnered DJ Vick Hope last year and finished in 12th place.

"Not happy about that," commented one fan on Twitter.

"This hurts my heart," added another.

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A third person tried to look on the bright side, remarking: "Very disappointed but will be happy to see you anyway. You’re an amazing dancer."

Fellow pro Gorka Marquez has announced he will also only appear in the group dances on the new series.

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