Ruth Langsford signs up for Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing 2017

TV presenter Ruth Langsford has been announced as the latest contestant to join Strictly Come Dancing.

The This Morning and Loose Women co-host is the third celebrity to be revealed ahead of this year's series, which starts on BBC in the autumn.

She said: "I have dreamt about doing Strictly for so long, I can't quite believe my dream has come true!

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"The sum of my dance experience is throwing a few shapes at a party, I've never had a dance lesson in my life. Without doubt it will be the scariest yet most exciting thing I've ever done. It will be a welcome change worrying about my next hot move instead of my next hot flush."

Alongside Langsford will be pop star Mollie King and EastEnders actor Davood Ghadami.

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