It’s that time of year again – Strictly Come Dancing’s celebrity cast for the coming series is being announced.
Find out more about one of the Glitterball Trophy contenders, Michelle Visage.
Revealed as a Strictly contestant: Michelle Visage was presented as the ninth contestant for this year’s Strictly during ITV’s Lorraine show on August 5.
Occupation: TV judge
Best known for: Michelle has been a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race since season three, and is a favourite with fans, also appearing in the spin-off RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
She’ll also be judging RuPaul’s Drag Race UK when it begins airing on BBC Three in October.
Before becoming a TV judge, Michelle was known for being in the band Seduction, who had a hit with Two to Make it Right.
She’s also appeared on Celebrity Big Brother, has judged two seasons of Ireland’s Got Talent, and made her West End debut this year in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.
She said: “Getting to do Strictly in my favorite place on Earth is an actual DREAM!
“I'm so excited to show that being 50 doesn't mean life stops. Things may not work like they did when I was 20, but 50 also means 'FABULOUS!' There are plenty of women like me out there who still 'got it' and we still 'plan to use it!' so slap on the sequins, point me to the dance floor and watch me Paso my Doble!”
Strictly partner: TBC
Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One on September 7.
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