Mollie said: "I'm a huge fan of Strictly Come Dancing so I can't actually believe I'm lucky enough to be taking part in it this year!"
He is also the host of BBC Radio 4′s "Saturday Live" programme, and also regularly appears on Chris Evans" Radio 2 Breakfast Show, presenting "Pause For Thought'. I'm going to challenge my inner feminine side. "I just want to do something I've not done before, ' she said, adding that she's hoping her professional dance partner will be 'tall and strong".
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He's joining The Saturdays Mollie King, Eastenders star Davood Ghadami, Loose Women and This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford and soap actress Gemma Atkinson. I'm very relieved because I've had to keep this a secret for so long. "I'm looking forward to just learning to dance as it's out of my comfort zone". See you under the Glitterball!'
'The sum of my dance experience is throwing a few shapes at a party, I've never had a dance lesson in my life.
"I'm so excited, I'm really nervous as well".
Speaking about how he is preparing for the show he said: "I've cut down on pork pies. It will be a welcome change worrying about my next hot move instead of my next hot flush!"
The model, who is known for her work in Hollyoaks, Casualty and Emmerdale, joined Key 103 in February this year and is now part of Gemma, Matt and Mike in the Morning on the Bauer station.
"I did disco dancing from age nine to ten, but it was kind of cartwheels across the floor".