Tess Daly showed off her stunning figure in a strapless white jumpsuit as she kicked off the new season of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.
The 52-year-old presenter posed in front of a gleaming pink wall to suit everyone before the launch show, which revealed this year’s dancer duo.
‘It’s that time again! See you at 7:45 AM Best wishes for the class @BBCS2021!’ Tess worked out her angles for the camera in a figure-hugging ensemble.
Nice to be back: Tess Daly showed off her stunning figure in a strapless white jumpsuit as she kicked off the new season of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.
Tess looked immaculate as she looked to the camera in a full face of glamorous makeup, including lipgloss.
The blonde bombshell exuded elegance as she let her blonde hair loose after a bouncy blowdry.
She completed the ensemble with a pair of pointy-toed stilettos and accessorised with a beautiful gold bangle and a selection of rings.
The host Strictly looked overjoyed to be back in the studio as she climbed onto a plastic white horse surrounded by balloons in the middle of the dance floor.
‘It’s that time again!’: Presenter poses in front of a stunning pink wall ahead of launch show, revealing this year’s dancer duo
Ahead of the launch of the new series, which is scheduled to air on Saturday, it was reported that two professional dancers on Strictly refused to let Kovid go, leaving some contestants reluctant to pair up with them.
The pair are reportedly the only two pro dancers out of 18 who have not been vaccinated for the BBC hit show, which is hosted by Claudia Winkelmann and Tess.
The identities of the dancers have not been disclosed and BBC bosses are now said to fear there could be a major outbreak among those taking part in the show.
a source told Sun That if ‘half of the actors’ contract Covid-19 due to a ‘proper outbreak’, it will be ‘curtains’ for the show.
He added: ‘One would have to rigorously jump through hoops beforehand just to be able to broadcast. Dancers who will not be vaccinated have been the subject of conversation among the cast and crew for weeks even before testing positive.
There were vocal protests from celebrities that they did not want to pair up with him. It is a headache for the owners, but employers cannot force employees to beat them.
Riding: The host Strictly looked overjoyed to be back in the studio as she rode a plastic white horse surrounded by balloons in the middle of the dancefloor
Responding, ex-Strictly contestant Dr Ranj Singh said: ‘I think, you know vaccination is not mandatory, it is a proposition, and I think we all should play our part and everyone should Try to keep it safe. Not just us but the people around us.
‘Those may have valid reasons for not having a jab and we have to understand that, but I think we all have a part to play in being as safe as possible.
‘And it’s not just about vaccinations, it’s about being mindful about hand hygiene, trying to distance, wearing a mask in enclosed spaces, and all the other things that keep us well should do.’
This comes three days after it emerged that a professional dancer has tested positive for Covid-19. The unknown dancer has been forced to isolate for ten days, but her celebrity partner tested negative.
Strictly Come Dancing 2021: Celebrities turn to glamour for their professional photos ahead of brand new series
Strictly speaking Judge Motsi Mabuse told Good Morning Britain in response to the news of the positive test that ‘it is still a pandemic, we cannot ignore the fact as much as we want our lives back’.
She continued: ‘We’ll all be there and we’ll all be healthy and all keep dancing – that’s all I can say.’
Speaking of the two dancers’ refusal to vaccinate, the source added to The Sun: ‘There were vocal protests…