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Dancer Vincent ready to waltz down the aisle

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone is getting ready to waltz down the aisle after proposing to his girlfriend on Christmas Day.

The dancer said popping the question to Susan Duggan – with whom he has two children – was "emotional".

He told Hello! Magazine: "I went with my heart on the spur of the moment on Christmas morning and gave her a Christmas card in which I wrote: 'Will you marry me?'


"I am a bit of a showman and had hoped to do something spectacular but both Susan and myself have lived exciting lives so I thought perhaps the most surprising gesture of all would be to do something understated.

"While she was reading the card, I did a pirouette and presented her with the ring on bended knee."

Susan said: "Vincent is very theatrical and will want to make a big production of it. I have already told him that if he had his way, he would be the bride!"