Jamie Laing will be replaced on Strictly Come Dancing confirms Tess Daly: I find out who it will be on Sunday

Jamie Laing and Tess Daly

Tess Daly confirms Jamie Laing will be replaced on Strictly Come Dancing
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Jamie Laing will be replaced on Strictly Come Dancing, Tess Daly has confirmed.

The Made In Chelsea star was forced to pull out of the competition yesterday after falling on his foot during the first group dance of the series before the competition had begun.

Speaking exclusively to Metro.co.uk, Tess revealed shell find out who will be taking his place this Sunday.

Theres drama and we havent even started yet! she gasped. I can confirm there will be a replacement and Ill find out on Sunday who that is. I think thats when everybody will get the news but thats when I find out, I know.

Jamie said he was absolutely devastated to be pulling out of Strictly Come Dancing in a brief statement yesterday.

I was so excited to hit the dance floor, he sighed.

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Jamie will still appear in tomorrow nights launch (Picture: Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Tess Daly urges parents to protect their children from online strangers

Tess Daly is urging parents to protect their children from online strangers with the NSPCC (Picture: NSPCC)

I would like to wish the lovely couples all the very best and hope they enjoy their time on the show to the fullest.

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Thank you to everyone and good luck to all of my buddies who are going to be dancing this year – you guys are going to ROCK it.

Executive producer Sarah James said: We are so sad that Jamie wont be able to take part in the series, he had already lit up the ballroom during the launch show with his boundless energy and enthusiasm.

We all wish him a full and speedy recovery.

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However, Jamie will appear in tomorrows launch show where we finally found out which celebrity has been paired with which professional partner.

Tess has teamed up with 02 and the NSPCC, urging parents to take extra precautions to protect their children from social media after it emerged almost a third of teenagers have given their details out to a stranger they met online.

Its about bringing awareness to kids the people online may not be who they seem, explained Tess. And also educating parents on how to deal with that online world.

The challenges are so huge for kids on social media. For my generation, we had the playground or we had pay dates at home so its about educating us as much as it iRead More – Source