Motsi Mabuse ‘indicators up for German stage tour at same time as Strictly’
Motsi Mabuse has reportedly signed up for a German stage tour at same time as Strictly Come Dancing will air this autumn.
The decide, 39, is reportedly nonetheless chatting with BBC bosses about her upcoming contract for the present which is because of start filming in September and end simply earlier than Christmas, in line with The Solar.
And the potential overlapping of the dancer’s schedule has reportedly triggered panic at the BBC.
Conflict? Motsi Mabuse has reportedly signed up for a German stage tour at same time as Strictly Come Dancing will air this autumn
As properly as sitting on the panel for Strictly within the UK, Motsi – who lives in Frankfurt – can also be a decide on the German model of the favored present which is known as Let’s Dance and will probably be a part of their upcoming theatre tour.
Posters produced for the tour present that it will likely be going down all through your entire month of November together with on Saturday nights when Strictly airs.
Motsi seems on the publicity posters and ticket web site for the German tour alongside two different judges.
Troublesome: The decide, 39, is reportedly nonetheless chatting with BBC bosses about her upcoming contract for the present which is because of start filming in September
The Solar understands that till not too long ago she did not know if Strictly would renew her contract for this yr.
It comes after fellow Strictly decide Bruno Tonioli is reportedly set to overlook the upcoming collection as a result of Covid pandemic.
The dancer, 65, who missed the final collection because of his commitments on the judging panel for the US model Dancing With The Stars, has reportedly instructed buddies he ‘cannot commit’ to the upcoming collection.
Awkward: The potential overlapping of the dancer’s schedule has reportedly triggered panic at the BBC
Bruno appeared on final yr’s Strictly through video hyperlink after being unable to return to the UK throughout the Covid disaster, and has beforehand travelled throughout the Atlantic to concurrently movie each reveals.
In reference to each Bruno and Motsi, a TV supply instructed The Solar: ‘Producers have been pulling their hair out as they battle to get all of their judges in the appropriate place for the reside reveals.
‘Motsi’s followers in Germany are shopping for present tickets anticipating to see her reside.
‘Pre-Covid it was straightforward for expertise to jet out and in of the UK for the night time, however with journey restrictions it is a lot more durable.’
The supply added that producers wish to keep away from relying an excessive amount of on video hyperlinks, particularly as they’re paying huge cash for expertise and that it is an actual ‘schedule conflict’.
A BBC spokeswoman mentioned: ‘Motsi will probably be doing the following collection, we will probably be understanding the schedule as we’ve finished prior to now.’
Motsi missed two weeks of final yr’s Strictly Come Dancing after she needed to isolate because of an emergency journey to Germany – with Anton Du Beke stepping in to cowl the function.
Busy: As properly as sitting on the panel for Strictly within the UK (pictured), Motsi – who lives in Frankfurt – can also be a decide on the German model of the favored present which is known as Let’s Dance
The dancer caught a flight after her dance college was ‘focused’ and labored with police to ‘clear up the crime’.
Bruno is reportedly set to overlook the upcoming collection after solely showing often through video hyperlink final yr.
A supply instructed The Solar: ‘Bruno cannot decide to each reveals proper now and is staying put in LA — it is a greater way of life there, with nice climate, which is sweet for his well being.
‘He earns near £1 million a collection in America, so he has to prioritise that.
Unhappy: It comes after fellow Strictly decide Bruno Tonioli (left) is reportedly set to overlook the upcoming collection as a result of Covid pandemic
‘In fact, he is nonetheless very a lot a part of the Strictly household and is eager to seem on a video hyperlink a number of occasions by way of the collection.’
MailOnline contacted representatives for Bruno Tonioli and Strictly Come Dancing for remark at the time.
This would be the second collection the decide has missed out on the dance competitors.
Bruno was because of resume his panel duties on the semi-final final yr however he and his bosses determined it will be safer for him to stay stateside and keep his judging commitments on Dancing With The Stars.
The choice apparently meant dealing with a £125,000 pay reduce from his reported £250,000 wage, and he as an alternative appeared through satellite tv for pc hyperlink.
A lot-loved: This would be the second collection the decide has missed out on the dance competitors
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