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This EastEnders star is the latest celeb confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing

It's literally mid-winter

Summer officially ended yesterday with the announcement that the first Strictly Come Dancing celebrity had been confirmed.

Yup - Mollie King off of The Saturdays and being general Instagram goals will be taking part in this year's show, following in the footsteps of bandmate Frankie Bridge who competed back in 2014.

And now another celebrity has just been confirmed.

EastEnders actor and certified fitlord Davood Ghadami will be showing us his moves on the BBC dancing competition later this year.

Speaking about taking part, he explained: "Having the opportunity to take part in this year’s Strictly is such an honour.

"It’s going to be exciting, challenging and terrifying all at once and I am so looking forward to stepping out of my comfort zone and learning to dance. See you under the Glitterball!"

Best known for his role as Kush on the BBC soap, there's already high hopes for Davood to become this year's Strictly hunk.

Will Kush and Denise give in to temptation? (credit: BBC)

"Davood is this year’s heartthrob and bosses are delighted he’s signed up," a source told The Sun.

"Soap stars, particularly from EastEnders, have done really well on the show previously.

"Producers are keen for him to get his kit off and get the audience’s pulses racing a bit."

It's official. Strictly's coming back, summer's over and Christmas is practically around the corner.

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