A new Strictly star was kicked out of school over violence against a fellow pupil just three years ago. Cameron Lombard, 20, was launched by the BBC in a blaze of publicity last Monday.
But viewers were not told of his violent past in his native South Africa. The attack – when he was 17 – was filmed by classmates and shared more than 1,000 times on social media.
Latin dance champion Cameron spoke to the Sunday Mirror about the incident, telling us: “I have learned from it and would react differently now.
That’s not who I am, I’m a dancer, I’m not a fighter.” He claimed he had retaliated after an attack against him the day before, adding: “I reacted in completely the wrong way, and I realise that and regret it. “I was a schoolchild when thisRead more on mirror.co.uk