Bobby Brazier opens up on losing Strictly – and honestly, we can relate
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 21
Bobby Brazier admitted he ‘felt a little bit lost’ after the Strictly Come Dancing final (Picture: Karwai Tang/WireImage)

star admitted he struggled a bit after his time on the dance competition came to an end last month.

The 20-year-old – who is the son of the late Jade Goody and – revealed he turned to ice cream after feeling ‘a bit lost’ after putting his all into the hit show.

Bobby ended up being runner-up alongside his partner Dianne Buswell, losing out to Ellie Leach and Vito Coppola.

The star shared: ‘I felt a little bit lost after the final, I was in no kind of routine at all. I was eating lots of ice cream at times that I shouldn’t have been, first thing in the morning.

‘I’d never watched Strictly – of course I knew what it was and stuff – but I’d never really imagined what it would be like after,’ he added to the

Bobby also spoke about treating himself to a little winter break to help him through the post-Strictly blues.

Bobby and dance partner Dianne Buswell were runners-up on the hit show (Picture: PA)

He said: ‘But luckily I got out of the house and went to Mauritius last minute and spent there. There was a buffet and there was the sun and the sea. It was lovely.’

Despite Bobby , that doesn’t mean he gets an easy ride at home.

The model said his dad Jeff, 44, even raised his rent.

Bobby said of whether Jeff had been keeping his feet on the ground: ‘Whenever someone asks me that, I always say I still feel like I haven’t really even started. I feel like it hasn’t really started yet.

‘I’m pretty grounded anyway but he’s put my rent up again. He took the liberty, he went to the estate agents. He found out how much that room would cost, and he’s charging me that! That keeps me honest!’

The actor and model said he turned to ice cream to help with his post-Strictly struggles (Picture: ITV)
Bobby said he had ‘no kind of routine at all’ after Strictly came to an end (Picture: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Percival)
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Despite not winning the Glitterball Trophy,

reported last month that he was likely to be swamped with offers to be in West End shows, sign record deals and make ad appearances.

‘From the start of Strictly, Beeb bosses realised that they had a serious star on their hands – and the fact that he made it to the final was a complete bonus,’ a source said.

‘So, they’re incredibly keen to keep him with the Corporation, not least because Bobby is seen as a home-grown talent as he got his big TV break on EastEnders.’