Strictly Come Dancing 2022: Jayde Adams and Karen Hauer compete in an additional, unannounced same-sex partnership

Couple of Strictly Come Dance 2022 has been revealed – including an unexpected same-sex partnership.

The dance competition returns with its launch on Friday (23 September), with 15 celebrity competitors learning which pro dancers will put them through the ring over the next three months.

You can find all pairs compete in Strictly Come Dancing 2022 here.

Although it had previously been announced that the event would feature one same-sex partner, with Richie Anderson requesting a male partner and being paired with Giovanni Pernice, an all-female partnership was also revealed.

One of the last partnerships to be unveiled that night was comedian Jayde Adams, who will be appearing on Strictly Come Dance with professional dancer Karen Hauer.

After learning he was going to dance with Hauer, Adams said: “Karen is Strictly. I am very happy that I am with a girl. ”

Hauer said: “I love everything about him. I thought he was amazing. I’m really excited. I have too many ideas, too many ideas. This will be a golden moment for me.”

Adams says he’s always felt more comfortable with the idea of ​​partnering with a woman in Strictly.

Adding that he didn’t want to “offend all the boys on the show”, he said: “They weren’t strong enough and it wasn’t my fault”.

Adams and Hauer to compete together in ‘Strictly’

(BBC / Ray Burmiston)

Asked if the show lived up to his expectations, Adams said: “I felt like it wasn’t real, I felt like someone made a Strictly-Themed birthday party and I was in the middle of it.”

Growing up, Adams used to compete in freestyle disco dancing competitions with his sister Jenna, who died of a brain tumor in 2011. The last time Adams danced was with his sister.

In a recent interview with IndependentAdams said that Strictly Come Dance is “everything I’ve ever worked on”.

You can read more about Adams here.

Strictly Come Dance continues Saturday 24 September at 18:45 on BBC One.

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