Celebrity Juice hosts Keith Lemon and Pussycat Dolls singer Ashley Roberts host E4’s new dance show The Real Dirty Dancing, which sees celebrities perform legendary moves by Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey
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Keith Lemon has admitted that James Argent’s performance on the new Dirty Dancing show brought him to tears and caused him to “hide” from the E4 cameras.
The 34-year-old former TOWIE star is among the celebrities on the new reality show, which will see them immersed in the experience of the classic 1987 rom-com.
Set at Mountain Lake Lodge in Virginia, the actual location for the fictional Kellerman’s Lodge in the film, the stars team up and attempt to recreate classic scenes, including the legendary elevator, in hopes of a coronation. 1st place for Real Dirty Dancing, Baby and Johnny.
Host Steph McGovern asked Keith which of the competing celebrities he thinks audiences should be looking for.
Calling from his home, Keith said: “They’re really nice. I was really impressed with Arg from TOWIE and Lee Ryan from Blue, who really looked like Patrick Swayze forward slashing young Bobby Davro. ”
Steph responded with a follow-up question as his favorite moment while filming the show.
Keith said he was in tears when Arg danced with Anthea Turner, the Blue Peter TV host that made her return to the small screen on E4’s The Real Dirty Dancing.
He continued: “I just thought, I go too soft. I thought I was hiding, but it moved me. He had some trouble and he did a great job. He’s really good at this. Everyone did a great job. ”
He added: “I am very emotional as I get older. I can only cry over everything. I am very sensitive – more sensitive in different areas of my body. My soul is very sensitive. ”
Keith will host the show alongside The Pussycat Dolls singer Ashely Roberts and other contestants with Arg and Anthea including Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson and former Celeb Coach Trip coach Tom Malone Jr.
They will feature original Waterloo Road actress Chelsee Healey, popular comic Darren Harriott and YouTube star Saffron Barker.
Fans can also look forward to seeing Radio DJ Verona Rose, Challenge University’s Bobby Seagull brainbox, and Blue’s Lee Ryan.
Celebrities will give their best as they try to learn legendary moves from the movie set in a picturesque lakeside location.
The Real Dirty Dancing premieres on E4 on Monday, February 21 at 9pm.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/james-argent-made-keith-lemon-26291140 James Argent made Keith Lemon cry and hide while filming Real Dirty Dancing