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Pussycat Dolls singer Ashley Roberts signs up for Strictly Come Dancing 2018

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COWES, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 07: Ashley Roberts attends a reception at the Lendy Cowes Week Ladies Day Prizegiving Reception at Northwood Housetakes on Ladies Day at Lendy Cowes Week on August 7, 2018 in Cowes, England (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Cowes Week LTD,)

Roberts was with PCD for five years before she quit the group (Picture: Getty Images)

Ex-Pussycat Dolls member Ashley Roberts is the latest celebrity reported to have signed up for this years Strictly Come Dancing.

The 36-year-old singer and dancer first exploded onto the music scene with fellow Pussycat Doll front-woman Nicole Scherzinger, and it seems Ashley is now ready to dust off her dancing shoes and getting ready to win that glitterball trophy.

However Strictly fans may be disappointed to hear Ashley has a strong dance background – she began dancing at the age of three, and continues to this day.

She previously starred in a burlesque troupe.

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)

Though she dances, she hasnt done any ballroom (Picture: Getty Images)

Roberts may be American but shes also already been in a bunch of British shows already, including co-hosting Ant and Decs Saturday Night Takeaway and as a judge on Dancing on Ice.

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A show source told The Sun: Ashley was a no brainer for the bookers. Shes sexy and sassy and has a bit about her.

She has danced previously but theres a difference between dancing in a girl band and doing ballroom.

The BBC told Metro.co.uk that they do not comment on speculation.

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The Arizona-born blonde started her TV career doing TV commercials and videos, before auditioning for and landing a place in the Pussycat Dolls in 2005.

Five years later she left the group and following that appeared in Im A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here, where she admitted that the attention on Scherzinger proved too much for her.

Alongside the dancer, Steps singer Faye Tozer and Capital FMs presenter Vick Hope are also alleged to be taking part in the show, as well as Cheryl Tweedy and Olympic swimmer Tom Daley.

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