STRICTLY’S Rose Ayling Ellis has revealed the top advice her EastEnders co-stars have given her forward of her dancefloor debut.
The 26-year-old actress – who performs Frankie Lewis in the BBC cleaning soap – is the first ever deaf superstar to participate in Strictly.
Rose follows in the glittering footsteps of a lot of her EastEnders co-stars together with Natalie Cassidy, Kellie Bright, Scott Maslen and Maisie Smith.
Ahead of the Strictly launch this Saturday, Rose revealed how her co-stars who had taken to the dance ground earlier than her have given her some ideas.
She stated: “I have had advice from Natalie, and she or he stated all the time be snug in what you put on.
“So if anything feels long, always say ‘can I have it a bit shorter’. Emma [Barton], she told me just to be myself.
“Just be who I am, if I’m shy, if I’m being awkward, just definitely be myself.”
Rose needed to maintain her involvement in Strictly quiet earlier than it was formally introduced, however when she may, she informed her cleaning soap household first.
She stated: “I told Danny [Dyer] first, and he said he was so proud of me. Then I told Maddy [Hill] and then Kellie, they are all so, so excited for me.”
However, because of coronavirus restrictions, Rose is not certain if her on-screen household will have the ability to be in the viewers to assist her.
She stated: “I think that they will, they want to but because of Covid, I don’t know.”
As for the way she feels about being the first deaf contestant, Rose stated: “I really feel like I have a function.
“Being the first deaf person on Strictly I felt it would be a good chance to break the stereotype of what deaf people can and can’t do.”
Strictly launches on Saturday, September 18 at 7.45pm on BBC One.
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