Strictly star makes ‘big decision’ to replace pro partner
Posted by  badge Boss on Nov 29, 2023 - 11:07PM
The Strictly stars are returning to the dancefloor (Picture: @krishgm)

star has revealed he’ll be swapping out his pro partner for the live tour.

The newsreader, 53, has been partnered with on the competition, .

And while he’ll be returning to the dancefloor, it won’t be with Lauren, Krishnan confirmed.

The presenter took to Instagram to share that he’ll be joining the likes ofand on the show’s live tour, dancing alongside Jowita Pryzstal.

He wrote: ‘#breakingnews Here we go again!! I’m doing the Strictly tour!!

‘It’s going to be brilliant but different because @laurenmayoakley was already committed to touring with @giovannipernice so it was a big decision for me and I went to and fro about it.

Krishnan and Lauren became the seventh pair eliminated (Picture: PA)

‘But with Lauren’s trademark encouragement I’m very excited to be dancing with the amazing @jowitapryzstal so CAN’T WAIT FOR THE NEW YEAR! Xxxx.’

Lauren replied: ‘So excited for you both, couldn’t think of a better partner for you than Jowita!! Can’t wait to come and support you both.’

She added: ‘Might cry a bit but that’s ok.’

Jowita last year, but was sadly the third to be although she’ll be.

Jowita lifted the glitterball trophy with Hamza Yassin last year (Picture: PA)

This comes after , saying: ‘I don’t think it’s possible for anyone to miss it as much as I’ll miss it, it really surprised me, this whole experience.’

Speaking of their last dance together, he went on: ‘I was in a slightly different frame of mind because I was aware that it might be my last dance so I wanted to really enjoy it. 

‘It wasn’t just about the performance, I was in a slightly different headspace than normal because I thought, I wanted to remember it as our last dance, if it was to be our last dance.’

Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday at 7.25pm on BBC One and iPlayer.