Strictly Come Dancing 2012 helps with heartbreak, says Dani Harmer

Dani Harmer (Strictly Come Dancing)

Dani Harmer has revealed that Strictly Come Dancing 2012 is helping her get over her heartbreak.

The Tracy Beaker star split from TV producer boyfriend Graeme Livingstone just before the series went live last month, and confessed that the tough training is helping to focus her mind.

"Dancing is definitely the best way to get over a break-up," the 23-year-old said this week. It's helped shift my focus and take my mind off it. Strictly's awesome and has helped me a lot.

"It's so much easier to concentrate on the dance steps without having a man to constantly text and take calls from. So I've got the advantage over the attached contestants. It could mean the difference between me winning and losing."

Dani is partnered with Vincent Simone on the BBC One series, and was full of praise for her dance partner!

She told Reveal magazine: "It's going really well! Vincent is the best man in the world. He's an amazing dancer, brilliant teacher, he's patient and we giggle all day long so it makes it fun.

"He never tells me off, or gives me 'homework' - we dance all day as it is. I couldn't do any more if I tried!"

Tune in to this week’s show on Saturday 3rd November at 6.30pm for Strictly Come Dancing with Strictly Come Dancing: The Results on Sunday 4th November at 7.20pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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