Davina McCall expecting Stepping Out clashes

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 30 August 2013
Davina McCall

Davina McCall

Davina McCall is expecting celebrities and their real-life partners to clash on 'Stepping Out' after already witnessing some arguments during filming

Davina McCall is expecting couples to clash on 'Stepping Out'.

The host of ITV's new dance show - which sees celebrities and their real-life partners battle it out to master new moves each week - admits some pairs have already been embroiled in arguments while training for the programme and she is bracing herself for tempers to fray when the show kicks off.

She said: "The interesting thing about this show is that you have two novices leading each other.

"As a team, each couple is only as good as their weakest link and each dancer will be scored individually, which could be difficult if a couple are given very different scores.

"There have already been moments where tempers have flared up and I think more will happen.

"People will get tired week by week and that's when the mutual support becomes important.

"If a couple has been together a long time that could be an advantage, if you get on really well."

As well as expecting fireworks from the contestants - who include 'Loose Women' star Denise Welch and her new husband Lincoln Townley, and singer Brian McFadden and his wife Vogue Williams - the 45-year-old presenter thinks the judging panel, Mel B, Jason Gardiner and Wayne Sleep, could also come to blows.

She added to The Sun newspaper: "The front row are fantastic -- Wayne and Jason really know their stuff and Mel's not shy about speaking her mind.

"She and Jason are both strong minded so I'll be there like a UN peacekeeper. I might have a bucket of water to cool things down."

'Stepping Out' starts on ITV at 6:30pm tomorrow night (31.08.13).

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