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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Ashley Roberts attends a dinner to celebrate Aveda's 'What You're Made Of' campaign at Spring at Somerset House on July 26, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Aveda)
Ashley Roberts will be taking part on Strictly Come Dancing (Picture: Getty)

It was recently confirmed Ashley Roberts would be taking part in the next series of Strictly Come Dancing, alongside Joe Sugg and Katie Piper.

But it seems as though the Pussycat Dolls singer is already a little annoyed at the BBC show over the way they announced her appearance on Twitter.

A little awkward considering she hasnt actually stepped foot on a dancefloor yet…

Quoting the shows tweet, the 36-year-old wrote: En route to @achrisevans Heard ya mentioned my name already. Why did I have to get up so early!?!

So… the pussycats out the bag!! Ahhh sooo beyond excited for this adventure!!! CANT WAIT!! #strictly, she later added.

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The news was confirmed by the official BBC Strictly Twitter account, who posted a lyric to her song, When I Grow Up.

Side note: That song was a complete banger!

When I grow up I wanna be famous, I wanna be a star, I wanna be on #Strictly, it read.

What Ashley Roberts was (probably) singing before joining our 2018 line-up, right @ImAshleyRoberts?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Ashley Roberts attends the Emporio Armani Fragrance 'Stronger With You' party at Roast on July 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Emporio Armani)
Ashley took a swipe at Strictly (Picture: Getty)

Discussing why she decided to dust off her dancing shoes, Ashley revealed her famous pals – including Caroline Flack and Laura Whitmore had an absolute ball when they competed.

Daisy Lowe loved it, Flacky said it was one of her favourite projects, she told the BBC.

Pixie [Lott] and Laura loved it! So Im excited to dive into my own experience.

We cant wait for her to get started!

Ashley joins a star-studded line-up, with many more due to be added to the list.

Katie Piper
Katie Piper was the first star confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing (Picture: BBC)

Katie Piper was the first to announce her place during Mondays BBC Breakfast, followed by Steps Faye Tozer and Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules.

Joe Sugg later revealed he would be pulling on his dancing shoes to impress us, alongside Capital FM DJ Vick Hope and England cricketer Graeme Swann.

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TVs Dr. Ranj Singh confirmed his place on This Morning yesterday, and documentary maker Stacey Dooley later became the eighth celebrity to compete for the Glitterball.

There are still names to add to the line-up – with Tom Daley heavily linked to the show, as well as Scarlett Moffatt and Catherine Tyldesley.

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC in September.

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