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Gemma Atkinson set for tough time apart from Gorka Marquez as Strictly star announces major career move

Strictly Come Dancing professional Gorka Marquez is set for a big career move as he announces he'll be a judge on the Spanish version of the show, Bailando con las Estrellas.The 33 year old professional dancer, who has been part of the BBC show since 2016 and reached the final three times, shared his exciting news on Instagram. He wrote: "I finally can share the news that I will be one of the judges in the Spanish version of Strictly 'Bailando con las Estrellas.' "So excited to back in Spain and doing the show that changed my whole life and excited to be sat on the other side of the floor this time even if I am not sure I will be able to hold my self and not dance." He announced the first episode will be broadcast on Telecinco this weekend, with Gorka joining the judging panel.

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BBC Strictly's Nigel Harman 'kicked off at wife Lucy in front of audience' during show
Strictly Come Dancing star Nigel Harman, who was sadly forced to withdraw ahead of the musical special quarter final at the weekend due to sustaining a painful injury, reportedly "kicked off" at his wife Lucy Liemann off-camera at Blackpool.The EastEnders heartthrob and Casualty actor, 50, had been suffering from difficult judges' comments for a couple of weeks despite hordes of his fans praising him for pulling impressive dances out of the bag.Nigel was gearing up for a golden-age style Quickstep in the iconic ballroom, which he and professional dance partner Katya Jones performed to classic song It Don't Mean A Thing by Duke Ellington.Sadly, the couple suffered a number of mistakes in the dance, and as a result received mixed comments from judges Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse, Shirley Ballas and Anton du Beke.While the pair's popularity was enough to send them through to the following week in the competition, at the time, Nigel was reportedly left feeling frustrated. When the cameras stopped rolling during VT breaks, the star was said to have expressed his feelings with Lucy in dramatic scenes.The Daily Mail claimed sources in the audience at the highly-anticipated annual show witnessed Nigel "kicking off" after receiving his scores.The popular actor was said to have "stormed" back to his seat after hearing his feedback from the judging panel.