For the first time next year, Strictly Come Dancing will allow same-sex pairs to participate in the competition as the policies have been relaxed in order to reflect the current trend and inclusivity of modern Britain.
They said BBC bosses had a change of heart after realising that other nations had happily accepted the idea. “Having previously thought it was unnecessary, it has dawned on people at the BBC that the original British show looks a bit backwards in not having embraced the notion of a same-sex couple," they added.
“It could well be that we follow the Aussie model and go for a charismatic drag act, because Courtney Act proved hugely popular with traditionally conservative Australian viewers. “And why not shake things up a bit over here? It’ll be fun. Exciting times are ahead.”
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