Anton du Beke
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Anton du Beke
With the media how it is these days, people expect to know everything. I don’t talk about my girlfriend because essentially she doesn’t want to…
Too many multi-vitamins are packaged as one size fits all, but you should be more specific about what you need. When I was competing as…
Since being involved in ‘Strictly Come Dancing,’ my life has changed completely. I can’t walk down the street without women throwing themselves at me, I…
My goal is to be the best TV presenter, the best entertainer, the best singer. I still want to be the best dancer. I want…
I’m a bit of a traditionalist; the ballroom is all about tails and I never mess about with that. But for the Latin you can…
I like to get up and get out. Otherwise you end up kicking about, and it’s easy to flick the telly on; then before you…
When I’m dancing with any woman, I immediately get rid of intimacy barriers. I just give her a big hug and crack on.
My only drive was to be the best dancer in the world, but I never won the world championship.
My favourite dance is the Foxtrot. It’s a proper dance with proper music. It has class.
I’ve been playing golf as long as I’ve been dancing, since I was 13 or 14. I play off six. I like to get out…
Give up smoking. Don’t get so fat. So much illness is self-induced – which I can’t stand. And I’m not a good nursemaid. Don’t call…
I’m busier than ever and it’s led to new opportunities. But I’ve never worried about being rich or famous – for me, it’s all about…
If things don’t go fantastically, you just have to deal with it.
Ballroom dancing: it’s a wonderful thing at so many levels because you’ve got to follow the rules. They used to call those rules etiquette once…
It’s great that ballroom dancing is being recognised. For many years ballroom dancers were misunderstood and other dance forms didn’t want anything to do with…
I don’t like the Samba; it’s nonsense. With a lot of these Latin dances I can’t really understand what they’re all about. I like the…
Being fit is the easiest part of being a dance professional. I used to just throw on a backpack full of rocks and run up…
Ballroom is two people dancing together to music, touching in perfect harmony.
My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe.
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