Strictly Come Dancing 2015 contestants: Carol Kirkwood CONFIRMED!

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Carol Kirkwood Has revealed as the sixth and latest celebrity contestant to be confirmed for this year's Strictly Come Dancing line up.

Carol was revealed to the nation live on BBC Breakfast this morning (Tuesday 18th August) where presenter and former Strictly contestant Bill Turnbill donned a top hat and tails especially for the occasion.

“I am beyond excited to be taking part in the best programme on British telly and have been a huge fan since it started! I can't wait to learn to dance and hope my experience on Strictly will be a breeze, whether it will be or not is one forecast I cannot predict!” said Carol.

As well as her weather presenting duties for BBC Breakfast, multi award-winning Carol has also fronted The Weather Show for the BBC News Channel, was a co-presenter on BBC One's The Great British Weather and has also appeared regularly as part of The One Show's team of reporters. Carol also reports the weather every day on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2.

Carol joins TV host Katie Derham, Corrie star Georgia May Foote, EastEnder Kellie Bright, TV chef Ainsley Harriet and broadcaster Jeremy Vine on the line up so far.

More confirmed celebrity dancers will be announced over the coming weeks so be sure to stick with us for the latest and sign up to our mailer below for all the latest!

Those tipped to take to the dancefloor alongside the already confirmed celebs include former X Factor champ Joe McElderry, singers Jamelia and Peter Andre.

Also rumoured are former Liberty X performer Michelle Heaton, EastEnder Shane Ritchie and Sky Sports TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher have all also been linked to the upcoming series, as well as married couple Jamie and Louise Redknapp.

Strictly Come Dancing 2015 starts back on TV in September.

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