Anastacia signs up to Strictly Come Dancing 2016's celebrity cast


Anastacia has reportedly signed up for Strictly Come Dancing 2016's line up.

It follows repeated rumours that the singer would be on this year's show, originally being linked to the BBC series back in January.

At the time, it was said that producers had been impressed by the I'm Outta Love hitmaker when she appeared on the show to perform last year.

“Anastacia was a hit with the team and everyone loved her when she performed on the show in November," a source told the Daily Mirror. “She has a great feel-good energy and is right for the demographic of 30 to 40 something viewers who remember her in her heyday."

Now The Sun on Sunday newspaper reports that Anastacia has agreed a deal and will appear on the celebrity line up this autumn.

A source said today: “Anastacia is on tour at the moment but she is incredibly excited about appearing on Strictly in a few months’ time.

“BBC bosses are also very pleased to have her on board, as they are sure the British public will really warm to her.”

Anastacia’s spokesman did not comment while the BBC said: “We do not comment on speculation.”

Other rumoured celebrity contestants for the line up include Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery, TV presenter couple Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, former I'm A Celebrity host Laura Whitmore, butler to the late Princess Diana Paul Burrell and Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood.

Even MORE rumoured names are Corrie's Ryan Thomas, Geordie Shore's Charlotte Crosby and YouTuber Louise Pentland, aka SprinkleofGlitter

Strictly will air later this year on BBC One.

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