Sergeant quits Strictly Come Dancing

VETERAN broadcaster John Sergeant has pulled out of Strictly Come Dancing, it emerged this lunchtime.

VETERAN broadcaster John Sergeant has pulled out of Strictly Come Dancing, it emerged this lunchtime.

The 64-year-old has received strong support from the public despite constant criticism from the judges.

But Sergeant said in a statement: “The trouble is that there is now a real danger that I might win the competition. Even for me that would be a joke too far.”