Ola Jordan isn't missing Strictly Come Dancing as she settles into the jungle

I'm A Celebrity 2016 contestants: OLA JORDAN

Ola Jordan says she doesn’t miss Strictly Come Dancing, as the star takes part in ITV’s I’m A Celebrity.

Ola left Strictly last year after a decade as a pro dancer on the BBC One series.

But chatting before she entered the jungle, Ola said she didn’t miss dancing at all.

“I really enjoy watching it but I haven't been missing it because I left when I was happy leave. I had a great ten years on the show. Now I just enjoy watching it instead,” Ola told OK! magazine.

Asked to compare Strictly to I’m A Celeb, Ola continued: “Obviously the adrenaline is pumping when you’re about to go out and dance on stage. It’s similar in that respect.

“But Strictly finishes quickly - you do a dance for one and a half minutes, and that’s it.

"With this, you’ve got to live in the jungle until you get voted out. The jungle is going to be much longer and stressful.”

Meanwhile Ola revealed her husband and fellow former Strictly pro James Jordan told her she was “nuts” for signing up to I’m A Celebrity.

Ola revealed: "He said ‘You’re nuts and I can’t believe you’re doing it.' He’s really scared of everything. I’m braver than him when it comes to things like that. He wouldn’t be able to do it and he’s really proud that I am.”

Strictly is back on BBC One while I'm A Celebrity airs nightly on ITV.

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