Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Denise Van Outen struggling with Charleston

Denise Van Outen (Strictly Come Dancing)

Strictly Come Dancing star Denise Van Outen has admitted she's struggling with the Charleston ahead of Wembley this weekend.

Speaking on It Takes Two, Denise's pro partner James Jordan confessed he was also having trouble, after extra choreographers were brought in to help with the routine.

"I am concerned, this is something out of our comfort zone, all of the pros get choreographers in to get help with the Charleston," James explained. "Sometimes what the choreographers get you to do, we don't feel like, Denise was laughing at me in rehearsals as I was struggling to pick it up."

However while picking up the moves has been hard, Denise admitted she was loving the energy of the dance.

"It's been good in training so far, it's quite an energetic dance which I'm looking forward to," she said. "I'll be nervous on the day [at Wembley] but so excited, we all wanted to get to Wembely, I've never played to a crowd that big."

The weekend saw Denise and James top the leaderboard for the second week in the row, with the highest score of the series so far.

"I absolutely loved it on Saturday," gushed Denise. "It as one of my favourite dances, I could be a bit aggressive and I could let me Essex come out!"

But James revealed: "I was only given the go ahead to dance on Saturday, up until that point Denise didn't know who she would be dancing with."


This week [cat c="strictly come dancing"]Strictly Come Dancing 2012[/cat] hosts a Wembley extravaganza on Saturday 17th November at 6.30pm with the results show on Sunday 11th November at 7.25pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

The Wembley special will also feature performances from Girls Aloud and Kylie Minogue.

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