The 27-year-old was joined in Birmingham by this year’s contestants Ore Oduba, Danny Mac, Louise Redknapp, Ed Balls and Lesley Joseph, but said nerves were getting the better of her for the live shows, which began last night at the Barclaycard Arena.
“I can’t believe there is going to be a bum on every single seat,” said Daisy backstage before the first show.
“I get really nervous before I dance. I think once we do the first show I’ll be OK but it’s quite overwhelming.”
Daisy Lowe flaunts major cleavage in dazzling dress at Strictly launch
Strictly's Daisy Lowe and Louise Redknapp show off their sexy moves
Daisy Lowe admitted she gets quite nervous ahead of Strictly's live shows
Daisy said of her routine with dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec: “We’re going to try and get the party started and we’re then going to get quite emotional.”
I get really nervous before I dance. I think once we do the first show I’ll be OK but it’s quite overwhelming
The model will also celebrate her 28th birthday next week while the tour is in Glasgow – a far cry from her usual swanky West End nightspots. “I’m sure there will be a celebration afterwards,” she told us.
“I don’t really plan I just go where the wind takes me.”
The model will be celebrating her 28th birthday next week
Meanwhile Lesley Joseph, 71, said she hasn’t stopped since she was voted out of the BBC One show: “I’ve been doing panto since I finished Strictly so I’ve been working non-stop with just one day off at Christmas.”
Lesley adds: “Being an actress and doing a lot of musicals you never get to appear in arenas this size so to perform to a crowd full of screaming people, it’s so exciting. Yes I might make mistakes – and I’m not even talking about injuries!”
Strictly Come Dancing live tour
Fri, January 20, 2017
Daisy Lowe and Louise Redknapp put their dancing shoes back on yesterday and dazzled in boob-baring dresses at the Strictly Come Dancing live tour photocall.
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The Strictly Come Dancing live tour
Hollywood legend Samuel L Jackson is not worried about never receiving an Oscar
Samuel L Jackson doesn’t need an Oscar to validate his career.
Despite having starred in a number of critically acclaimed films the 68-year-old has never earned an Academy Award but even if he goes to the grave without one he won’t consider himself a failure.
“I don’t have an Oscar. But I don’t think it will define my career if I never get one. No one is saying ‘Ah man, he worked all those years, and never got an Oscar, he’s such a failure!’’’’ says the Pulp Fiction star.
“There are people who have spent their whole career acting, and not one person can remember a word that they have said.’’
Just who could he be referring to, we wonder?
Linda Gray revealed her secret beauty regime: Staying active and well hydrated
Synonymous with her role as Sue Ellen Ewing in Dallas Linda Gray is currently starring in British soap Hollyoaks. And the remarkably well-preserved 76-year-old insists there’s no great secret to her beauty regime – just keeping herself active and fully hydrated.
“I get asked that a lot. But I just do what I do that works for me,” she tells Day & Night.
“I drink a lot of water and do a lot of exercise. But I am not obsessive. I come here and I eat scones!”
And what does she see as the main difference between appearing on TV today compared to her 1980s heyday?
“It is a different time now for episodic TV. People’s attentions are different. There were no VCRs when we did Dallas so you had to sit down and watch it.”
At his stage, Sylvester Stallone appreciates things a lot more
Still one of Hollywood’s go-to action stars at the age of 70, Sylvester Stallone doesn’t take anything for granted any more.
With his workload decreasing dramatically when in his 50s he now appreciates success more than ever.
“It really does give true meaning to life,” says Sly of his triumphant comeback.
“When you’re on top, everything is fine but when you’re at the bottom… It’s like an athlete who has been the best and then gets knocked down – does he get up or does he lie there and give up, a broken man? That’s what life is like – taking a beating but getting up and carrying on.”
Sly is celebrating nearly half a century in the industry with a string of big blockbusters, including Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 and Expendables 4 out later this year.
Not to mention his ninth directorial outing Tough As They Come, in which he also stars.