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Hairy Biker Dave Myers is having to have his Strictly Come Dancing costumes taken in on a regular basis because he is losing so much weight rehearsing for the show.

The TV cook, who had already achieved a comparatively slimline look after going on a diet, has lost a further couple of kilos recently.

But even with his weight loss, he said he will not be baring his body on the Strictly dancefloor, unlike some of the show’s other stars.

Dave said: “I won’t go shirtless on the dance floor. If you looked like Artem (Chigvintsev) then of course that’s understandable, but I don’t think I’ll be doing it.”

He and professional partner Karen Hauer are lined up to perform a paso doble to Meatloaf’s I’d Do Anything For Love this weekend and he’s even had a video message from the singer wishing him well.

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