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Strictly Come Dancing bosses ‘open to including trans celebrity’ in future

star Layton Williams confirmed the is open to inviting a trans celeb to participate in a future collection.

The actor is at the moment impressing the judges every week on the competitors alongside his companion Nikita Kuzmin, and is about to enter his third stay present.

Final week, the 29-year-old wore a skirt throughout his Viennese Waltz, receiving reward from followers.

He has beforehand talked about how a lot it means to have the ability to be in a same-sex couple, and chatting with Metro, added that the broadcaster would welcome a trans contestant.

When requested if there may very well be an opportunity, he instructed the publication: “That will be stunning.


Strictly: Layton confirmed the BBC can be open to a trans contestant (Picture: BBC)

“I believe producers are open to all stunning individuals from all walks and that will be excellent.”

In the meantime, Nikita mentioned he’d all the time needed to be in a same-sex portray following the success of Johannes Radebe and John Whaite two years in the past.

“To be trustworthy, it’s one thing that I’ve all the time needed to do on the present, ever since I noticed John and Johannes,” he acknowledged.

“They have been completely fabulous, an iconic partnership.”

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Strictly: Layton is impressing the judges on this 12 months’s collection (Picture: BBC)

Unhealthy Educaiton star Layton has additionally not too long ago hit again at homophobic trolls.

He instructed the : “What you see on the present is what life is like for me off the present.

“I might by no means do one thing I’m not comfy with only for the sake of it.

“I’m not right here to win the hearts of bigots however what I’m right here to do is to clap again if they’ve one thing to say.

“There have all the time been homophobes and there have all the time been racists, however I’ll get the final chuckle.

“I simply need to be a beacon of hope and light-weight for youthful individuals watching.”

The actor additionally delved into how companion Nikita is “pushing him” throughout rehearsals.

Talking to Alan Carr on the podcast Layton defined how exhausting the competitors has been thus far.

He admitted: “I didn’t suppose it could be as exhausting because it was. My companion is pushing me.”

Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday at 6.30pm on One.

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