Claudia Winkleman Takes Something Off For Strictly – the new Strictly co-host is clearly taking her latest high-profile presenting job very seriously as she has revealed she has taken something off that famous fringe of hers in readiness for her new role.
In an interview with the Radio Times Claudia said ‘a very long fringe over dough balls in Pizza Express when you’re flirting with your husband is one thing. It’s different if you’re connecting with an audience and expecting them to watch. I cut it out of respect for them.’
It seems that the decision to have her fringe snipped was all her own and she was not acting on BBC orders. Claudia said that the Strictly production team had not told her to get her fringe trimmed as they were “too sweet” but she thought that they would think it a “good thing” that she had got it done.
The magazine article also shows the first official photo of the Tess Daly-Claudia Winkleman presenting partnership. As well as debuting her new look hair there is also a rare sighting of Claudia in a glamorous dress. Read the rest of this entry »