CATHERINE Tyldesley has sparked rumours she’s about to sign up for Strictly Come Dancing.
Bosses are struggling desperately to attract big names so the Coronation Street star would be a huge coup for them.
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Fans are convinced Cath has signed up after she publicly told her parents: “I’m on it dad!! Promise!” after being told to be partnered with Alijaz Skorjanec and win the glitterball trophy for them.
The replies flooding in with fans screaming with joy over what they saw as confirmation that she had signed up for the show.
One wrote: “Is this confirmation?? WOOP WOOP backing you this year Cath.”
Another added: “Omg this a spoiler? Pleaseee say you’re doing strictly!”
The show curse has put stars off joining hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman for the 16th series.
Strictly bosses scrambling to attract A-listers have made a regional breakfast show DJ this year’s first signing.
Capital FM host Vick, 28, is single so will escape the curse putting off many top stars.
Chiefs also banning reality stars for the 16th series this autumn.
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An insider said: “Strictly has always been a massive draw in the past, but it hasn’t been as easy this year.
“They’ve asked loads of top names, but with people like Louise Redknapp and Ben Cohen in mind, many in relationships are saying no.
“Bosses are obviously hoping to bring in some bigger names, but they need everyone signed by the end of this month.”
Singer Louise ended her 18-year marriage to footie star Jamie following her 2016 stint on the show.
Rugby hero Ben split from wife Abby and now has a baby with his pro dancer Kristina Rihanoff.
Vick, a former club dancer, hosts the Capital FM Breakfast Show and 4Music’s Trending Live.
The Cambridge graduate also hosts Sky One’s Carnage. She has been linked to Myles of band Rak-Su.
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