Alexandra Burke linked to upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing

She is apparently hopeful an appearance will reignite her TV career

Alexandra Burke

by Owen Tonks |
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Alexandra Burke has reportedly signed up to appear on the next series of Strictly Come Dancing.

The 2008 winner of The X Factor has successfully forged a career in theatre in recently years after releasing a number of pop albums.

But she is apparently now hoping that taking part in the BBC ballroom dancing contest will boost interest in her from bosses of other television shows.

Alexandra Burke

A source told The Sun: “This seems the perfect way for her to do it.

“She has heard a lot about how great the experience is and can’t wait to get started. She is already working hard on her fitness.”

A spokesperson for the singer did not confirm she would appear but said it was “nice” she has been linked to the series.

Alexandra Burke

Alexandra is not the first celebrity to be linked to the upcoming Strictly series with bosses apparently hoping to sign up Olympian Jessica Ennis Hill and astronaut Tim Peake.

Other names who are rumoured include The Body Coach Joe Wicks, former Gogglebox regulars Steph and Dom Parker, singer Matt Goss and Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds.

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