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Ben Shephard says he'll only sign up to Strictly if fee is high enough to pay for his divorce settlement

Strictly Come Dancing fans have wanted to see Good Morning Britain’s Ben Shephard strut his stuff on the BBC series for a while.

But married Ben has now joked about the show’s infamous curse, saying he’d have to be paid an extremely high fee to take part because the money would need to cover his divorce settlement.

During a conversation with his GMB co-host Ranvir Singh on this morning’s episode of the show, last year’s contestant Ranvir revealed Strictly had been chasing Ben to take part in the competition “for years.” Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter .

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