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Strictly Come Dancing reveals new judge replacing Darcey Bussell

Catherine Earp
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From Digital Spy

Strictly Come Dancing has revealed the judge set to replace Darcey Bussell when the show returns later this year.

Motsi Mabuse will be sitting on the panel alongside Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli and Shirley Ballas.

She's also the sister of Strictly professional Oti Mabuse, who was strongly rumoured for the role.

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Motsi has a strong background in dance, and is a former South African Champion and German Latin Champion in 2009 and 2010.

She has also been a judge on Let's Dance in Germany since 2011, after joining the show as a professional in 2007.

"I am absolutely overjoyed to be joining the Strictly judging panel," she said. "I have so much respect and admiration for the other three judges and hope to add my own bit of sparkle to the show. I can't wait to get started!"

More to follow.

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