Matt Goss denies Strictly Come Dancing rumours

Bros star Matt Goss has dismissed rumours he will be a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.

The singer has previously performed as a musical guest on the show and took part in the Christmas special in 2013.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013
Matt Goss with partner Aliona Vilani on the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special 2013 (Guy Levy/BBC)

Goss, 48, said: “I’ve done that show quite a lot now and I’m really lucky that they seem to like me over there. It’s one of my favourite shows in the world to do.

“To be honest with you, I prefer to sing. I think Bros should go on there to sing and perform.”

Speaking as he and his twin brother Luke unveiled their new single Love Can Make You Fly on the roof of the O2 Arena, he said he had been surprised by the online speculation he was a contestant.

Bros at the 02
Matt, left, and Luke Goss on top of the O2 Arena (Isabel Infantes/PA)

He added: “Truth be told, I woke up and saw my Twitter feed going absolutely nuts so I knew something was going on and I thought, I hope this is good.

“I saw that there had been a rumour I was on Strictly but we’re actually in Australia doing some reunion shows over there.”

The band, who formed in 1986 and rose to fame with their 1987 hit When Will I Be Famous?, are playing two comeback shows at the O2 Arena on August 19 and 20, but will not be joined by former member Craig Logan, who left the band in 1989.

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