News: Karen Hardy leaves Strictly Come Dancing

Monday 3 August 2009

Karen Hardy, winner of the competition in 2006 with former England cricketer Mark Ramprakash, will not be appearing in the next series.

Coincidently she is also the oldest professional dancer in the show, and her apparent removal from the programme has echoes of the row that surrounded the replacement of 66 year-old Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips with 30-year-old singer Alesha Dixon.

Read the full article in, The Telegraph, 3 August.09

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