Will Mellor has admitted that he may have tried to flirt with himself to achieve success in the Serious Dance Game.
he hit BBC One’s dance show starting on Saturday night with 15 couples battling to score as many points on the dance floor as possible.
When this year’s selection of celebrity contestants spoke to Radio Times, Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps 46-year-old star Mellor said: “I’ve been known to have to flirt a bit to have get the judges on my side – so I can flirt a little with Shirley Ballas and Craig Revel Horwood! “
Mellor teamed up with professional Nancy Xu, and after impressing judges Motsi Mabuse and Ballas on Saturday night, he received a standing ovation and a score of 34.
The score put Mellor tied for first on the leaderboard alongside fellow contestant and wildlife presenter Hamza Yassin.
Former The X Factor star Fleur East has revealed she is taking a slightly different approach to the show after receiving some advice from former Serious contestant and TV presenter AJ Odudu.
East, 34, said: “AJ Odudu, who did it last year, told me, ‘Fleur – surrender, surrender, surrender. It will be the hardest but most rewarding thing you will ever do. You will absolutely love it’. “
East teamed up with new professional Vito Coppola, and the pair earned a score of 29, for Jennifer Lopez’s Let’s Get Loud.
Former England football captain Tony Adams said he is relying on guidance from his professional partner Katya Jones to help him get through the competition.
“I have never danced in my life, but Katya is my coach,” said the 55-year-old.
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“I think I need a George Graham telling me exactly what to do, rather than an Arsene Wenger who just goes, ‘Let’s jump’.”
During their first performance, the couple paid homage to Adams’ illustrious sports career as they danced tango in red shirts.
The former Arsenal defender was lowered to the dance floor on a golden cannon and briefly danced with a ball as they performed Village People’s Go West.
However, the stage failed to win the judges, leaving Adams at the bottom of the table with a score of 15.
The full interview with the Serious Dance contestants is available on Radio Times.
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