Strictly: EastEnders' Tameka Empson, Olympian Greg Rutherford and Lesley Joseph complete lineup!

Published Monday, Aug 22 2016, 19:47 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Strictly Come Dancing has confirmed the final three stars who will be taking part in this year's series!

EastEnders actress Tameka Empson, Olympic long-jumper Greg Rutherford and Birds Of A Feather star Lesley Joseph have now completed the lineup.

Strictly Come Dancing confirms final three celebs - 22 Aug 2016

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The news was revealed on tonight's The One Show, while Strictly bosses also confirmed it on social media.

Speaking about her competitive streak, Lesley said: "I can be very competitive when I want to be. But I don't want to spoil the fun of Strictly. I want to enjoy the experience of learning and indulge in the fun of the show."

Earlier today, ITV1's Judge Rinder was also confirmed to be taking part in the new series, which kicks off in a matter of weeks.

Strictly Come Dancing confirms final three celebs - 22 Aug 2016

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Strictly Come Dancing confirms final three celebs - 22 Aug 2016

© Twitter / @bbcstrictly



The barrister revealed that he has agreed to swap the courtroom for the ballroom to make his grandmother proud. Aww!

The complete Strictly Come Dancing 2016 lineup is: Politician Ed Balls, singer Will Young, I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here Now's Laura Whitmore, BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty, BBC sports presenter Ore Oduba, TV and radio host Melvin Odoom, singer Louise Redknapp, teen gymnast Claudia Fragapane, Hollyoaks' Danny Mac, model Daisy Lowe, pop star Anastacia, Judge Rinder, Tameka, Lesley and Greg.
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