Artem Chigvintsev and James Jordan will not be returning to Strictly Come Dancing for a new series.
After featuring on the most recent season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ former champion and 2013 Strictly finalist Chigvintsev has decided to leave the show behind, at least for the upcoming series, and stay in America.
Jordan, after being with the show for eight series, has likewise decided to leave and will also not be returning for the foreseeable future. However, his wife Ola Jordan is confirmed to make a return to the show.
As well as this, further Strictly news indicates that for the first time in the show’s history two siblings will be participating, namely Joanne Clifton, a World Professional Ballroom Show Dance Champion, and her brother and former finalist Kevin Clifton, who danced to to finals with Susanna Reid during last year’s series.