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Strictly’s Jamie Laing strips to his underwear to get a spray tan ahead of his ballroom debut

Jamie Laing stripped down to his underwear on Friday to get a spray tan ahead of his ballroom debut with pro partner Karen Hauer on Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing.

The Made In Chelsea star, 31, took to his Instagram to share a fun Boomerang video of himself shirtless as he underwent the beauty procedure.

Giving fans a glimpse of what they can expect on Saturday, Jamie wriggled his hips while he was sprayed by a beautician in a pop-up tent.

Cheeky! Jamie Laing stripped down to his underwear on Friday to get a spray tan ahead of his ballroom debut with pro partner Karen Hauer on Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing

The reality star stripped to his black underwear and wore a shower cap as he proudly showed off his toned torso.  

Jamie captioned the post with: ‘Now I’m ready!! Don’t be jealous @hrvy #strictly,’ poking fun at co-star HRVY who is competing on the show with Janette Manrara.  

It comes after it was revealed that the reality star will dance a Cha Cha to the viral Eurovision hit Think About Things by the Icelandic hitmaker Daði Freyr on Saturday’s show.

Jamie will finally make his ballroom debut after being forced to pull out of the show last year due to an injury on the launch show. 

Getting ready: The Made In Chelsea star, 31, took to his Instagram to share a fun Boomerang video of himself shirtless as he underwent the beauty procedure

Getting ready: The Made In Chelsea star, 31, took to his Instagram to share a fun Boomerang video of himself shirtless as he underwent the beauty procedure

Tease! Giving fans a glimpse of what they can expect on Saturday, Jamie wriggled his hips while he was sprayed by a beautician in a pop-up tent

Tease! Giving fans a glimpse of what they can expect on Saturday, Jamie wriggled his hips while he was sprayed by a beautician in a pop-up tent

Exciting: It comes after it was revealed that the reality star will dance a Cha Cha to the viral Eurovision hit Think About Things by the Icelandic hitmaker Daði Freyr on Saturday's show

Exciting: It comes after it was revealed that the reality star will dance a Cha Cha to the viral Eurovision hit Think About Things by the Icelandic hitmaker Daði Freyr on Saturday’s show

Boxer Nicola Adams – who has already made history by being part of Strictly’s first ever same-sex pairing, will face a huge challenge in the form of her first dance, as she takes to the floor with Katya Jones to perform a high-speed Quickstep. 

Jamie will take to the floor for his first performance with professional partner Karen, after this years pairings were finally revealed during a glitzy launch show last week.

Think About Things was originally chosen as the Iceland’s track to compete in this year’s Eurovision, but the contest was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However the song became a viral hit and sparked a slew of TikTok challenges, and had been tipped as one of the favourites to win should the contest have taken place.

Energetic: Meanwhile Nicola Adams will join forces with Katya Jones to dance the Quickstep to the big-band hit Get Happy by Ella Fitzgerald

Energetic: Meanwhile Nicola Adams will join forces with Katya Jones to dance the Quickstep to the big-band hit Get Happy by Ella Fitzgerald

Fun: Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez will do the Samba to Gloria Estefan's Samba

Exciting: Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk will dance an American Smooth to My Girl by The Temptations

Fun: Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez (L) will do the Samba to Gloria Estefan’s Samba, and Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk (R) will dance an American Smooth to My Girl by The Temptations

Hilarious: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse will hope to set the dancefloor alight with a Cha Cha to Pata Pata by Miriam Makeba

Hilarious: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse will hope to set the dancefloor alight with a Cha Cha to Pata Pata by Miriam Makeba

Energetic: HRVY and Janette Manrara are set to perform a Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande

Energetic: HRVY and Janette Manrara are set to perform a Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande

Meanwhile Nicola will join forces with Katya to dance the Quickstep to the big-band hit Get Happy by Ella Fitzgerald.

Strictly Week One Dances 

Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe – American Smooth to 9 to 5 (Morning Train) by Sheena Easton 

Clara Amfo and Aljaž Škorjanec – Cha Cha to Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Jacqui Smith and Anton Du Beke -Foxtrot to Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life by Monty Python

Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez – Samba to Samba by Gloria Estefan

Nicola Adams and Katya Jones – Quickstep to Get Happy by Ella Fitzgerald

Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice -Paso Doble to End Of Time by Beyoncé

Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse – Cha Cha to Pata Pata by Miriam Makeba

HRVY and Janette Manrara – Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande

Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer – Cha Cha to Think About Things by Daði Freyr

Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk – American Smooth to My Girl by The Temptations

JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden – Waltz to What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

Max George and Dianne Buswell -Tango to Best Fake Smile by James Bay

The pair have already been hailed as ‘trailblazers’ by viewers, with Katya gushing to the Radio Times that she and Nicola are going to be ‘a powerhouse’ together. 

Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe are set to perform an elegant American Smooth to 9 to 5 (Morning Train) by Sheena Easton.

Jacqui Smith and Anton Du Beke will also be starting their Strictly journey in the ballroom, with a Foxtrot to Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life by Monty Python.

Clara Amfo and Aljaž Škorjanec will also be dancing the Cha Cha to Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa, while Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez will bring the party to the dancefloor with a Samba to Samba by Gloria Estefan.

Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice will add some spice and passion to the show with a Paso Doble to End Of Time by Beyoncé, Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk will be dancing an American Smooth to My Girl by The Temptations.

Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse will dance a Cha Cha to Pata Pata by Miriam Makeba, while HRVY and Janette Manrara are set to perform a Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande.

Rounding out the debut performances are JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden, who will dance a Waltz to What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong, and Max George and Dianne Buswell who will perform a Tango to Best Fake Smile by James Bay.

The twelve competing couples will take to the floor in the first live show on Saturday, and will be scored by judges Craig Revel-Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and Shirley Ballas.

Fourth judge Bruno Tonioli was unable to travel back to the UK from his home in LA for the filming due to the Covid-19 crisis and his work commitments on Dancing With The Stars.

Also during Saturday’s show, presenters Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman were reunited with the pair ensuring they stood at least two metres apart throughout the episode.

While 2019 winner Kelvin Fletcher returned to the dance floor with former professional partner Oti to perform a socially-distanced routine.     

Gorgeous: Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe will do an American Smooth to 9 to 5 by Sheena Easton

Spicy: Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice dance a Paso Doble to Beyonce's End Of Time

Dancing: Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe are dancing the American Smooth to Sheena Easton’s 9 to 5 (L) and Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice will do a Paso Doble to Beyonce’s End Of Time

Gorgeous: Jacqui Smith and Anton Du Beke will dance a Foxtrot to Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

Gorgeous: Jacqui Smith and Anton Du Beke will dance a Foxtrot to Monty Python’s Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

Sizzling: Max George and Dianne Buswell will perform a Tango to Best Fake Smile by James Bay during the first live show on Saturday

Sizzling: Max George and Dianne Buswell will perform a Tango to Best Fake Smile by James Bay during the first live show on Saturday

Coming soon: Clara Amfo and Alja¿ ¿korjanec will also be dancing the Cha Cha to Don't Start Now by Dua Lipa

Coming soon: Clara Amfo and Aljaž Škorjanec will also be dancing the Cha Cha to Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Already the BBC favourite has seen its highest ratings in three years, after finally making it to screens after months of uncertainly sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Viewing figures averaged at 8.6 million and it is the show’s highest ratings since 2017.

This year’s couples have formed their own separate ‘bubbles’ to allow them to train and perform, and are being regularly tested to avoid a virus outbreak during filming.

The show will continue to have a live audience, though members of the public will be seated in their separate households or ‘bubbles’ and will wear a mask throughout filming. 

Strictly Come Dancing airs on Saturday at 7:25pm on BBC One. 

Suave: JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden round out this year's couples, and they'll dance the Waltz to What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

Suave: JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden round out this year’s couples, and they’ll dance the Waltz to What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

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