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McFly’s Tom Fletcher says heading on tour while training for Strictly was ‘silly idea’

Tom Fletcher, 36-year-old Mcfly star, told fans he was “silly” to think he could balance dancing on BBC ‘s Strictly Come Dancing and performing with his band across the country.

Father-of-three Tom Fletcher took to Instagram to confess that his decision-making was not perfect.

A fan asked Tom, “How on earth did you balance family tour and strictly training?”

The singer replied, “I didn’t do it very successfully. It was a silly idea.”

Tom attached a photo of him lying face down on the floor in one of the studios where he trained with Strictly dance partner, Amy Dowden.



Tom's balancing act of Strictly, McFly and three kids during a pandemic proved too much to handle
Tom’s balancing act of Strictly, McFly and three kids during a pandemic proved too much to handle

Amy, who has also tested positive for Covid-19, is disappointed not the be back dancing with Tom but is excited to cheer her fellow contestants on too.

Tom expressed disappointment about not being able join his McFly bandmates for the final shows of the McFly tour.

Vlogging from his isolation, Tom said, “Today is the last day of the McFly tour, so obviously feeling pretty bummed out that I’m not there but I’m doing alright.”

In another post, Tom wrote, “It’s not always easy but McFly’s here forever… one way or another!”

He added, “Thank you so much for all your messages. I’m fine, but it means obviously I’m isolating and can’t finish the McFly tour.



Last week Tom and Amy performed a Cha-Cha routine and received 21 points out of 40
Last week Tom and Amy performed a Cha-Cha routine and received 21 points out of 40

“I’m so sorry, I’m so gutted about [it]. It hurts so much letting you guys down, you have no idea.”

He explained that Tom Abisgold will step in to replace him in the upcoming McFly shows, and that he has been a McFly fan for years.

Gi Fletcher, Tom’s wife, was crowned Queen in the I’m A Celeb castle last summer. She has supported him through his isolation.

Tom filmed Gi having lunch outside while he was inside.



Tom has been checked up on by Gi as he isolates with Covid
Tom has been checked up on by Gi as he isolates with Covid

The couple has three children together, Buzz, Buddy and Max and are viewed as a relationship goal by many.

Despite their television successes, the two are avid authors together and individually.

Tom will be returning to Strictly in Week 3. He is eager to get back on the floor.

Strictly Come Dancing is broadcast on Saturdays at 7pm, BBC One.

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McFly's Tom Fletcher says heading on tour while training for Strictly was 'silly idea'
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