The Saturdays' Frankie Bridge will compete on Strictly Come Dancing
She becomes the first celebrity to be confirmed for the new series, which is expected to air on BBC One from September.
The singer made the announcement during an appearance on BBC Breakfast with her bandmates this morning (August 13).
She said: "I’m such a huge fan of Strictly
! I’ve always wanted to be a part of the show – it looks like so much fun and the costumes are just gorgeous.
"Like so many little girls, I used to take dance lessons when I was in primary school and I really love dancing but this is going to be so different from anything I have done with The Saturdays. I just can’t wait to get started!" she continued.
Frankie will compete against 14 other celebrities, with further casting announcements expected to be made before the end of the month.
The 21st Question
host Gethin Jones recently told attitude.co.uk
that one of his friends will feature on the new series of Strictly
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