Gemma Atkinson confesses she is 'mortified' by sexy Strictly routines

Strictly Come Dancing is back on BBC1 tonight and we can NOT wait to see this year's celebs in action.

The glitter, the fake tan, the bad jokes and of course the fabulous dance routines.

Gemma is worried about having to be sexy on the dance floor (CREDIT: Instagram/GemmaAtkinson)

But there's one MAJOR aspect of the whole thing that's got Gemma Atkinson running scared. The former Emmerdale actress is apparently 'mortified' by the prospect of busting out some super sexy moves.

Speaking to press at the launch of this year's series, she confessed that having to dance 'sexually' was not in her comfort zone.

Gemma explained: "It’s so mortifying actually – they got us in a room together and we had to dance with the partners, every single one, and you have to just dance with them, have body contact with them, that you’ve just met."

We see her point...

The radio presenter is better known for her incredibly toned physique and admitted in an Instagram post that she is more nervous about dancing than she is about taking part in a thai boxing match.

Well, we'll be looking forward to seeing Gemma high kicking her way around the famous dance floor.

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