Ronnie O’Sullivan’s fiancée Laila Rouass has admitted her time on Strictly Come Dancing lasted slightly bit too lengthy for her liking. The actress appeared on the BBC present in 2009, performing alongside then-dancer Anton Du Beke
The previous Footballers’ Wives star appeared on the BBC ballroom sequence again in 2009, ending fourth alongside skilled dance companion Anton Du Beke.
Regardless of her success on the present, Laila, 50, has admitted she discovered the expertise “a nightmare” and even wished to go away at one level.
Chatting on The Graham Norton Radio Present, the actress – who’s engaged to snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan – additionally defined how “you are paid the identical” irrespective of how lengthy you final within the ballroom and Latin dance competitors.
“Oh my god that was a nightmare, it was a nightmare! I actually wished to go away, I did not get pleasure from it,” Laila declared when recalling her time on Strictly Come Dancing.
“I really like the present however I wished to do Blackpool and that is six weeks, and so I’m going on, we do Blackpool, Rod Stewart’s there, I am pondering I am residing the dream.”
After finishing her ambition of creating it to Blackpool, the actress remained on the present for one more 5 weeks, one thing the star wasn’t precisely ecstatic about.
“[After being voted through] You have to go to the digicam and go ‘thanks, thanks a lot’, and I’m going ‘I can not consider this, I wish to go residence!'” Laila continued.
“Six weeks and I wished to go. You receives a commission the identical anyway, whether or not you are within the first week or the seventeenth week.”
Laila is not the one celeb contestant to not get pleasure from each second of their time on the hit BBC present.
The Sonia Fowler actress was partnered with Italian skilled dancer Vincent Simone throughout her 2009 stint on the present, and finally completed in a decent fifth place.
Chatting to The Solar, the cleaning soap star confessed she felt ridiculed when she was requested to carry out a transfer that was often carried out by male dancers.
“I used to be about 4 stone larger than I’m now. Vincenzo was fairly little,” the mum-of-two recalled.
“And I keep in mind one week, it was like ‘oh, we’re going to do that dance, however you’re going to choose up Vincent.’
“I give it some thought now and suppose, ‘oh that was out of order. That was a bit out of order to me.’ You couldn’t do this now.”
Natalie went on so as to add that she cherished her expertise on the present general, declaring it the “greatest job outdoors of EastEnders”.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/television/tv-news/actress-laila-rouass-says-time-26230429 Actress Laila Rouass says her time on Strictly Come Dancing was a 'nightmare'