Amanda Byram on DWTS: 'I didn't want to make a fool of myself'

The Dubliner co-hosts the new RTE show with Nicky Byrne

Amanda Byram on DWTS: 'I didn't want to make a fool of myself'

Amanda Byram has admitted that she didn't want to make a fool of herself as a contestant on Dancing With The Stars.

The Dubliner is a co-host with Westlife's Nicky Byrne on the new RTE show which has become a massive hit already in Irish households.

Speaking about why she didn't want to take part as a contestant, Amanda said, "I may have said no because I can't dance and I didn't want to make a fool out of myself."

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However, the presenter praised those who have taken to the dance-floor and revealed that she isn't nervous hosting live shows, that it's second nature.

"But that journey they are on, they've all had an amazing experience," she told the Herald.

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"I wasn't really nervous. People always ask me that. Someone asked me recently, 'How many live shows have you done?' and I did a count - and the last count was 995.

"I did The Big Breakfast and Ireland AM and all the other series. For me, I suppose it's second nature.

"You want everyone to enjoy it because we loved it - I want everyone to love it as much as I do."

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Dancing With The Stars returns on RTE 1 Sunday at 6.30pm.

 

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