Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Denise Van Outen rehearsing with her husband!

Denise Van Outen (Strictly Come Dancing)

Denise Van Outen has revealed she's been trying to get extra Strictly Come Dancing training with her husband.

This weekend will see Denise performing the American Smooth to Imagine by Eva Cassidy with pro partner James Jordan.

The West End performer, who is married to fellow singer Lee Mead, also said she hoped to get her two-year-old Betsy involved!

Speaking to the TV Times magazine, Denise said: “I'd like to (continue after Strictly Come Dancing finishes), it's such a brilliant way to keep fit.

"I'd like Betsy to go to some classes as well, because it's such a lovely way for children to mix with the opposite sex."

She added: "I've tried to show Lee the basics, but I think he needs a professional to teach him."

Meanwhile, the 38-year-old also revealed she had become close friends with Louis Smith behind the scenes, describing the Olympian as her "little brother"!

She said: “All the girls like Louis! But for me, because I've got to know him, I kind of look at him as a little brother but he's lovely, he's really sweet.


Strictly Come Dancing 2012 continues Saturday, 24th November at 18:30 with the latest Strictly results show on Sunday 25th November at 1925 on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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