Here we are. After a long wait, Strictly Season is almost upon us. The BBC are beginning to spoon feed us details of the contestants and the first contestant has just been announced on BBC Radio One and I can reveal that the first contestant is:
Welcome @MollieKing our first #Strictly celebrity of 2017! ? pic.twitter.com/c9Gu1ul1v6
— BBC Strictly✨ (@bbcstrictly) August 7, 2017
Mollie is best known as a member of girl group The Saturdays.
Coral have Mollie down as a 6-1 chance to win the series and being the only participant announced so far is the early favourite!
What do you think of the first contestant. As always you can let me know in the comments or over on Facebook or Twitter.
More contestant announcements coming in the next few days and also details of 2017’s huge competition with more chances to win than 2016 coming real soon!