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Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Tameka Empson to RETURN to replace Will Young after he QUITS show?

Strictly Come Dancing fans have called for Tameka Empson to return to the show [BBC] EastEnders actress Tameka was voted off on Sunday after being in the bottom two with Laura Whitmore. Fans were outraged that she was in the dance-off, let alone that she was voted to go home. Today it was confirmed that Will had decided to quit the series for "personal reasons". Will stated his decision to leave in a statement, something the BBC and Strictly's official Twitter later confirmed. ...
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