Strictly’s Matt Goss says he doesn’t remorse returning to UK

ByLouise McGinnis

Oct 17, 2022
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Matt Goss has mentioned he doesn’t remorse returning to UK to participate in Strictly. (BBC)

Matt Goss has mentioned he doesn’t remorse returning to UK to participate in Strictly Come Dancing, after changing into the third superstar to go away the present.

The When Will I Be Well-known? singer – who rose to fame with Eighties boy band Bros – mentioned the assist of his followers on social media had giving him consolation and made him really feel like he was “dwelling”.

Goss, 54, spoke out for the primary time since his departure on Twitter writing: “Simply taking the day to decompress. I got here on social media not realizing what to anticipate and I’m fully humbled, and to be sincere with you, very emotional on the outpouring and kindness that I’ve obtained. We’re all advanced, thanks for recognising my coronary heart.”

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“Strictly was out of my consolation zone however I did acquire a lot from the expertise. This second alone… studying your feedback has given me a way of deep consolation. It was an extremely large resolution to return again to the UK. Thanks for making me really feel like I’m dwelling.”

Matt Goss and Nadiya Bychkova were sad to leave. (BBC)

Matt Goss and Nadiya Bychkova have been the third couple to go away the present. (BBC)

The singer had been starring in his personal Las Vegas present for 11 years earlier than signing as much as the BBC dance contest.

He added: “Thanks Nadiya Bychkova in your continued grace & endurance. Not solely are you a World Champion, you’re a world class trainer! If any of you see me out & about please come say hi there. Tonight positively looks like I’ve an prolonged household. My deepest love & thanks, Matt.”

Goss landed within the dance-off on the weekend, reverse former pop star and cleaning soap actor Kym Marsh.

Goss had been backside of the leaderboard after dancing the Jive to Elvis Presley’s All Shook Up, whereas Marsh’s Samba to Volare by Gipsy Kings had earned a decent 32/40.

Matt Goss and Nadiya Bychkova in the dance-off. (BBC)

It was the second time Matt Goss had been within the dance-off. (BBC)

Following the dance-off all 4 judges selected to avoid wasting Marsh and ship Goss dwelling.

Goss turned emotional as he mentioned: “It’s a rare expertise, I’ve been in America for 25 years. Thanks judges in your candour, you’ve helped me in some ways.”

Earlier within the week, a buddy of Goss had complained about Craig Revel Horwood.

Rob Ferguson mentioned: “There isn’t a consistency and no correlation between feedback versus votes. I’m dropping my religion within the legitimacy of BBC’s Strictly.”

Ferguson then singled out Craig Revel Horwood for his notably harsh scores: “I can not reconcile Craig’s descending rating for Matt from week one – 5, 4, 3. There’s no query he has improved.”

Matt Goss arrives at 1OAK in the Mirage Hotel and Casino on August 11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)

Matt Goss has had his personal residency in Las Vegas for 11 years. (Getty Photographs)

The singer had beforehand revealed Strictly had saved him from from an unhealthy place in his life.

He mentioned: “I have been requested to do the present a couple of instances. However this yr, in an unhealthy means I used to be changing into reclusive in my world of doing exhibits, live shows and touring.

“I felt myself going right into a not superb place and it already feels higher to have made the choice.”

The singer misplaced his mom Carol to breast most cancers in 2014 after transferring her out to Los Angeles to take care of her. He additionally cared for his stepfather Tony for 4 years after her loss of life, whereas persevering with to star in his residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.

Matt Goss and Luke Goss of Bros attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Matt Goss and Luke Goss of Bros in 2019. (PA)

Goss mentioned: “I misplaced my mum and I steamed by my grief with my work. Due to that, I simply missed London and mentioned, ‘I need to go dwelling’.

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“And per week or two after that Strictly referred to as and it simply felt like an indication. I might both return to that reclusive place or I might do it and get out of my very own means.”

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