It is being reported today that Natalie Lowe will not be appearing in the 2017 series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Natalie has been a part of Strictly since 2009 when she partnered with Ricky Whittle. Last series she was partnered with Greg Rutherford and eliminated 9th
Speaking to Press Association, Natalie had this to say:
“This was a very difficult decision for me not to accept the invitation to appear on this season of Strictly Come Dancing
“It is with a very heavy heart that I have arrived at this decision.
“I’ll be forever grateful for the amazing time, opportunities and memories that Strictly has created for me. My time on the programme has been everything that I dreamed it would be and more.
“From the friendships I developed, the amazing dances I was able to perform in and the experiences that Strictly provided, it has been an incredible and extraordinary adventure.”
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