Greg James turns down Strictly Come Dancing (again)

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Greg James has turned down a spot on the Strictly Come Dancing 2014 line up.

The Radio 1 DJ had been invited onto this year's series, having previously turned down the show in 2011.

But it was another no from the radio host, who said yesterday that he "wasn't quite ready".

"I was asked to do it but I decided that I didn't want to this year," he said. "Even though it's a brilliant show, I decided it was best not to. I wasn't quite ready for it yet, I wasn't quite ready for the sequins."

Speaking to the London Evening Standard, Greg revealed: "I said yes as I thought it would be hilarious and great fun.

"But I just woke up one morning and it didn't feel right."

He explained: "I realised that I had a load more things I wanted to achieve in the field I'm known for before putting myself out there as the finished product on the biggest TV show in the country."

Some other celebs that have been more linked to the new series include Match of the Day football pundit Alan Hansen, TV hard man Ross Kemp, Xtra Factor’s Caroline Flack, Capital FM's Dave Berry and Blue Peter's Helen Skelton

> Strictly Come Dancing 2014 celebrities: Who's on Strictly this year?

The latest run of Strictly starts in September on BBC One.

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