Strictly’s Bruno Tonioli ‘will miss the 2020 series to judge US version mid-COVID-19’

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Strictly Come Dancing star Bruno Tonioli will miss the series this year because of concerns over the COVID-19 crisis, it has been reported.

The judge, 64, it has been decided to appear only on the highest-paid on the american version of Dancing With The Stars this fall.

It has been reported that Bruno may be unable to take part in this year Strictly because of travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the bookmakers suggesting that the singer Cheryl could replace him.

A year of rest: strictly Come Dancing star Bruno Tonioli, 64, will miss the series this year to judge the US version, because of concerns over the COVID-19 crisis, it has been reported

Sources told The Sun that Bruno has finally decided to stay in the united states, he spends a large part of the year living in the united states, and do not want to take the risk of flight in the united KINGDOM during the current crisis.

He was in the habit of traveling between the UK and US to judge the two series of Strictly in the autumn, although in recent years, he has been given a week of rest to recover.

Bruno would have told BBC bosses he will not be available for the show, but they are not the intention to replace it, which means that it could still make an appearance later in the series.

Take a break: The judge would have decided to appear only on the highest-paid on the american version of Dancing With The Stars this fall

Take a break: The judge would have decided to appear only on the highest-paid on the american version of Dancing With The Stars this fall

A source said: “It is not possible to go back and forth for the moment, therefore, it is said that the bosses of the united KINGDOM, which, unfortunately, it will stay there.

“He spends a lot of his time in the States, and the truth is that it saves a lot more than the US version.

“Of course, it will be a shame to lose it, but even if he can make it back for a couple of weeks later on in the series, his seat is waiting for him.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives of Bruno Tonioli and strictly Come Dancing for the comment.

Will he be back? Bruno would have told BBC bosses he will not be available, but they are not the intention to replace it, which means that it could still make an appearance later in the series

Will he be back? Bruno would have told BBC bosses he will not be available, but they are not the intention to replace it, which means that it could still make an appearance later in the series

It has been reported that Bruno may not be able to take part in this year’s Strictly, with bookmakers immediately failover Cheryl as the favorite to replace him. A representative of the singer has since denied the allegations.

With Bruno away, it would mean that the jury would be composed only of Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel-Horwood and Motsi Mabuse.

Tuesday, it was also reported that this year, is Strictly will work for nine weeks, with the start date pushed back to October to allow patrons to pre-register items in the course of the remoteness of the social climate.

Due to the decrease in the series of the term, it has been claimed that bosses have less of the celebrities in the line-up, with the spectacle of Halloween in Blackpool and promotions to come at two and four weeks in the calendar.

Busy bee: Bruno has spent the last 15 years of the projection between the united states and the united KINGDOM for Strictly and its American counterpart Dancing With The Stars (photo by 2019)

Busy bee: Bruno has spent the last 15 years of the projection between the united states and the united KINGDOM for Strictly and its American counterpart Dancing With The Stars (photo by 2019)

A source told The Sun: ‘the BBC, the bosses are doing everything in their power to give the public as much Strictly as possible, and safely.

“A very reduced schedule gives them a lot more time for the pre-registration of certain segments to minimize the risks. This does not mean that it will be starting much later in the year, and will finish very close to Christmas with the final scheduled for 19 December.’

Strictly boss also been revealed that the stars will be in a couple bubble ” in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delay: on Tuesday, it was also reported that this year, is Strictly will work for nine weeks, with the start date pushed back to October to allow patrons to pre-record certain parts

Delay: on Tuesday, it was also reported that this year, is Strictly will work for nine weeks, with the start date pushed back to October to allow patrons to pre-record certain parts

A spokesman said: “The strictly Come Dancing team are doing all they can to bring the nation a lot of Strictly magic later this year.

“To ensure we deliver the high standards the public to know and love, and in the light of the ongoing discussion around COVID-19, this year’s series of Strictly will be a little more short-term than usual.

“The safety of our cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us and the other updates will be made in a timely manner.

While the global crisis has caused the future of many British TV shows hang in the balance, the BBC, the leaders are pulling out all the stops to ensure that the series could return to screens later this year.

Delay: Because of the decrease in the series of the term, it has been claimed that bosses have less of the celebrities in the line-up, which is expected to be announced at the end of July

Delay: Because of the decrease in the series of the term, it has been claimed that bosses have less of the celebrities in the line-up, which is expected to be announced at the end of July

BBC Director of Content Charlotte Moore has recently revealed the producers are still in the process of evaluating emergency plans, such as the application of a mask to the face of the rule, dance to two meters apart and even the quarantine of celebrities and professional dancers.

Charlotte told The Times: “We are looking at how this could work. Could you quarantine people? Can we test everyone before the shoot? There is a lot of work-in-progress. It is an important task.’

She also stated that fans could see the show in the air without a live audience, with the BBC also to the research in the testing of the participants, the temperatures and the installation of glass divides the inside of the studio, ” so that people feel even more protected “.

The Strictly has included a live audience since the first broadcast in 2004, when it was led by Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly.

The celebrities are set to be announced at the end of July, and he believes that they will repeat the Zoom until the locking rules are relaxed.

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To share: it is Strictly boss also been revealed that the stars will be in a couple bubbles

To share: it is Strictly boss also been revealed that the stars will be in a couple bubble ” in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to ensure that the program can join the social distance

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