Published: 12:12, 10 August 2018
| Updated: 12:19, 10 August 2018
Chatham lad Lee Ryan will be moving from the bar to the ballroom as he enters this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
The Mirror revealed this morning that the former singer from Blue will rise to the challenge when the show returns this autumn.
Lee, who was born at All Saints Hospital, Chatham, which is now a housing estate, and went to Chatham Grammar for boys.
According to the Mirror, a source from the BBC said: “Lee will make great TV - he’s naturally charismatic and very funny.”
However, the BBC has said it will not comment on speculation surrounding the line up.
But Strictly fans will not have to wait long, as announcements will begin on Monday.
Also rumoured to be joining this year’s show is Pussycat Doll singer Ashley Roberts, This Morning doctor Ranj Singh and former Steps star Faye Tozer.