Louise Redknapp very nearly QUIT Strictly Come Dancing :O

Oh Lou Lou! :(

Louise Redknapp

by Hannah Mellin |
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Strictly Come Dancing's smiliest contestant Louise Redknapp has revealed that she very nearly quit the show at the start of the series after fearing she wasn't good enough.

But looks at her now, quickstepping her way to the way to the quarter finals with her veeeeery dishy dance partner Kevin Clifton!

Louise, 42, admitted that her nerves got the better of her at the beginning, telling The Daily Mirror that she didn't think she could compete with the other female dancers:

"That first day they were all just so gorgeous and confident and they had their dresses on and they were all tight and short and I just remember thinking ‘I can’t do this, I can’t go through with this, I can’t compete with these girls. I don’t want to."

But Louise was able to put her insecurities behind her, and now she's within reach of that glitterball trophy!

We're so glad Louise had a change of heart, aren't you?

One person who is keen to put their Strictly days behind them is Will Young, who quit the show early on because of 'personal reasons'.

And despite being invited back to the final in a few weeks, we won't be seeing the former Pop Idolwinner back on the floor anytime soon.

A source told The Sun: "He was asked to be part of the group dance… it’s a great routine which welcomes back this year’s class of 2016. He politely declined."

**Strictly Come Dancing continues tonight on BBC1 at 7.20pm. **

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