X Factor's Joe McElderry for Strictly Come Dancing 2013 line up?

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X Factor winner Joe McElderry is set for this year's Strictly Come Dancing line up.

After Shayne Ward took on Dancing On Ice earlier this year, Joe is now tipped to appear in the BBC One series.

It would be the third reality telly show for Joe, who won The X Factor before going on to triumph in ITV's Popstar to Operastar in 2011.

Also linked to SCD this autumn is Coronation Street star Natalie Gumede, in a bid to grab viewers from ITV on Saturday nights.

The 29-year-old bowed out of Corrie this year and previously said she'd love to compete in Strictly.

She gushed: “I’m a huge fan and would love to get the sequins out and be partnered with Brendan Cole. I know he’s a hard taskmaster but I like a challenge.”

Speaking about the rumours, a source told the Daily Mirror this morning: "Both would love to do it and would be good additions to the cast.”


Also linked to the new show is former The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright, who has reportedly already been offered a "considerable amount".

Last year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing was won by Olympian Louis Smith, who beat Kimberley Walsh in the final.

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