Strictly Come Dancing latest! Brendan Cole OUT, Len's replacement and spoilers!

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Here is your Friday evening round up of all the latest Strictly Come Dancing 2016 news and gossip.

- Breaking news today is that Brendan Cole will NOT dance this weekend. His celebrity partner Anastacia will perform with Gorka Marquez.

- Following Brendan's exit due to illness, he's been forced to deny he's secretly DIED. Don't worry folks, Brendan is still very much with us.

- After his scoreboard topping jive, Ore Oduba has denied having had secret dance lessons.

- Danny Mac has defended the Strictly judges after they were accused of undermarking him.

- SPOILERS: See all of this weekend's songs and dances HERE!

- And you can watch the celebs in training for their latest routines here.

- Reports have surfaced claiming Len Goodman's replacement has been revealed with the head judge quitting at the end of the year.

- Len's fellow Strictly judge Bruno Tonioli has slammed claims of racism aimed at the show.

- After last weekend's dances, Ore and Danny find themselves going head to head as favourites to win the show.

- Following two appearances in the dance off - and now a pro partner change - Anastacia is the favourite to leave on Sunday night.

- Strictly Come Dancing 2016's live shows continue this Saturday at 6:35PM on BBC One.

- And the results show is on Sunday at 7.15pm on BBC One as another celebrity is sent home.

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