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Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Made In Chelsea's Jamie Laing pulls out due to injury

Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing has been forced to pull out of this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing, due to injury.

A statement from the BBC said: “Sadly, due to an injury, Jamie Laing will no longer be able to take part in this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing.

“As the Strictly launch show is pre-recorded, Jamie will still feature in this programme which airs Saturday 7th September”.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Jamie Laing

Laing said: “I’m absolutely devastated that I’m unable to continue in the competition, I was so excited to hit the dance floor! I would like to wish the lovely couples all the very best and hope they enjoy their time on the show to the fullest.”

The show’s executive producer, Sarah James, said: “We are so sad that Jamie won’t be able to take part in the series, he had already lit up the ballroom during the launch show with his boundless energy and enthusiasm. We all wish him a full and speedy recovery.”

The BBC said further information would be issued in due course.