Debbie McGee of Strictly Come Dancing reflects Mrs. Merton's iconic interview

Debbie McGee of Strictly Come Dancing reflects Mrs. Merton's iconic interview

Strictly come dance Star Debbie McGee has learned about this infamous interview with Mrs. Merton and admitted that she found it "hysterical".

The performer who was acquainted with the late wizard Paul Daniels and participated last year Strictbecame the joke of many jokes after the oft-quoted 1995 interview.

In it, the Caroline Aherne figure asked McGee, "What attracted you first to the millionaire Paul Daniels?"

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However, she obviously has no grudge over the moment The guard: "I really liked her, I always said," You made me famous, Caroline. "

"After Mrs. Merton, my profile changed, and for years taxi drivers were yelling at me across the street," What drew you to millionaire Paul Daniels? "

She remembered her answer, "I always laughed, and when she told me, I burst out laughing."

Paul Daniels and Mrs. Debbie McGee

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However, McGee admitted that she laughed because she considered it ironic, adding, "I thought, 'You've just married a millionaire' because Peter Hook [Aherne’s then-husband] was a millionaire.

"I let her have fun, but I thought it was hysterical, she would have asked me that question."

Aherne died in 2016, and McGee paid her a sincere tribute by saying that the famous interview would be "a cherished memory."

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McGee revealed earlier this year that she has stopped dancing – no other partner can match her Strict professional Giovanni Pernice.

"The tough thing when you're done Strict is that the professional you worked with is the best in the world, "she explained.

"How can you dance afterwards with someone else?"


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