Strictly pro Kai Widdrington announces huge career change just hours before BBC final

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Kai Widdrington, 28, will reunite with Angela Rippon at Elstree tonight for the Strictly Come Dancing final – however he is busy away from the BBC present

Kai Strictly and his girlfriend Nadiya

Kai Widdrington has been very busy behind the scenes

Professional Strictly Come Dancing dancer Kai Widdrington has introduced a serious career change forward of his return to the BBC competitors this night.

Kai, 28, will reunite with Angela Rippon at Elstree tonight for the final after they had been eradicated at Blackpool once they landed within the backside two with Bobby Brazier and Dianne Buswell. They will return to the dance flooring alongside different eradicated {couples} as the brand new Glitterball champion is introduced.

But it appears that evidently Kai has been very busy away from the BBC present as he revealed that he’s now Director of Engagement and Education on the British Dancesport Association. Announcing the information on Instagram, he wrote: “Very comfortable to be a part of the way forward for British ballroom and Latin dance.”

He went on to deal with the Strictly finals, telling his followers: “Good morning everybody. It’s been a very long time since I’ve achieved one in every of these. I just wish to thank everybody for the assist all by the season, it is coming to an finish in the present day, it is the Strictly final and I’d prefer to want all three contestants all of the luck on the earth.

Kai shared his career news on Instagram

Kai shared his career information on Instagram

Kai will be reunited with Angela this evening

Kai shall be reunited with Angela this night

“First of all, to the professionals who’ve achieved a fantastic job with every of their companions this season and naturally to Bobby, Layton and Ellie. All deserving winners for my part. But it is the one who takes dwelling the Glitterball is a deserving winner for my part. I believe they are going to be superb tonight, I’ve heard the dances are unimaginable and undoubtedly value performing tonight. So take pleasure in your self at dwelling and benefit from the final.”

For the final, the contestants will carry out three dances; the judges selected one, the couple selected themselves and the third ‘showdance’. Corrie star Ellie is favourite to take the title this night at 1/8. Further again are Layton and Nikita at 9/1 adopted by Bobby and Dianne at 10/1. Kayley Cornelius, Betfred present specialist, mentioned: “At 1/8 odds, punters now assume Ellie Leach and dance companion Vito Coppola are unstoppable – week after week the pair by no means fail to impress the judges and the viewers at dwelling, and I’ve little doubt that it’ll. You are certain to take robust competitors to the final and in the end take dwelling the Glitterball trophy.

“Although the runner-up place may very well be a more durable name with Bobby at 10/1 odds to win, and Layton at 8/1 odds to win. Throughout the sequence, each {couples} have proved that they’re in there to deliver it to the highest – a superb efficiency, so will probably be a battle of particulars and the runner-up shall be referred to as.”

*Strictly Final shall be broadcast tonight at 7pm on BBC One


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