Strictly Come Dancing’s Gemma Atkinson in training meltdown


Gemma Atkinson has revealed she’s had a meltdown in training for Strictly Come Dancing 2017 this weekend.

It’s week 5 and a brand new dance for all of the remaining 12 celebs.

This weekend, Gemma and pro partner Aljaž Skorjanec will be performing the Foxtrot to Believe by Madilyn Bailey.

Last week, their performance scored their best marks yet but Gemma isn’t expecting to replicate the success this Saturday

Speaking on It Takes Two, Gemma said: “It’s his [Aljaž] favourite dance and my least favourite dance. I don’t know what it is about me and ballrooom, something happens where in rehearsal.

“I was physically shaking with gear and there was no one in!”

The actress went on: “He was going ‘Just breathe! What’s wrong with you? You can do it!’ and I’m thinking ‘Don’t cry!’ It’s something with ballroom, I don’t know what it is, with Latin I feel more…”

“I think it’s me!” joked aljaz

Gemma added: “It’s difficult to stay in hold and keep your shoulders down, your neck up, and spinning…”

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017’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.