AJ Pritchard quits Strictly Come Dancing to follow presenting dream with Curtis

AJ Prichard has sensationally quit BBC hit Strictly Come Dancing in a bit to follow his dreams of being a TV presenter alongside brother Curtis Pritchard.

Posting to his official Twitter account, AJ shared a long statement about the decision.

The professional dancer wrote: "I have some news for you all. Please see the below statement from my team Blue heart also sending my love to everyone in this difficult time, please keep safe. AJ x"

The statement read: "After four years on Strictly Come Dancing, AJ has decided the time is right to leave the show and follow his dreams to explore opportunities in the presenting world alongside his brother Curtis.

"AJ would like to thank the team at Strictly and everyone at the BBC for giving him such a brilliant opportunity.

"AJ would also like to send his love and gratitude to all who have followed and supported his career.

"He is excited for you all to join him on the next chapter of his journey."

AJ and Curtis have tried their hand and co-presenting a number of events after Curtis left the Love Island villa in 2019.

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Last year AJ and Curtis co-hosted the red carpet at the annual ITV Poozla.

They also presented live from the Downton Abbey premiere for Lorraine.

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