Motsi was previously a dancer and then judge on the German Strictly equivalent Let's Dance.
There's no official start date as yet, but the series usually starts in September, so watch this space. "So I'm looking forward to the possibility of making a fool of myself in front of millions of people... there better be a buffet after the live shows". I have some big shoes to fill'.
"I can finally announce that this year I'll be one of the Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers", Xu wrote on social media. But Mark said it's fantastic so this time round I said yes.
Confirming the news on her 28th birthday, Nancy gushed that it was a "dream come true" to land a job on the show, as she replaces Pasha Kovalev who quit the show earlier this year. This is a very special day.
Seemingly unaware Iain was going to make the announcement, hot Ben Shepherd said: 'They are announcing it later and you have already announced it?'
The first celebrities confirmed for the show are.
There had been rumours that it would be Sam Allardyce, Jamie Laing and Anneka Rice who would be announced as the newest celebs to compete for the glitter ball trophy this season.
Xu, a dancer on the West End show Burn The Floor, has been a finalist on the competition series So You Think You Can Dance? in China.
"So excited", one fan wrote on Twitter.
A source told the Sun: 'It is a surprising U-turn from the BBC and Strictly.
Speaking about joining the programme, Catherine said: "I'm thrilled to be a part of this year's Strictly Come Dancing".
"Like how cool to say you can do Latin and ballroom?"
Her training laid the foundation for a series of solid results in worldwide dance competitions and she reached the finals of the under-21 Latin global Championships in London in 2010 and took third place at the Chinese Ballroom Dance Federation National Amateur Latin Championships in 2010 and 2012.She was also a runner-up at the 2013 global Singapore Championships.