LAURA Whitmore has appeared on Strictly Come Dancing as well as previously hosting I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! NOW! on ITV.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Irish TV host…
Getty Images – WireImage Laura is a familiar face to TV viewers and has appeared on the BBC, ITV and MTV
Who is Laura Whitmore?
Laura Whitmore, 33, is a TV presenter and model from Dublin.
Her presenting career kicked off on MTV and in 2017 she returned to host the MTV EMAs at Wembley.
She’s best known for hosting the I’m A Celebrity after show Get Me Out Of Here Now.
In 2016 she took part in Strictly Come Dancing with professional partner Giovanni Pernice.
She has also featured in the music video for Rizzle Kicks’ Skip to the Good Bit.
PA:Press Association Laura starred on Strictly Come Dancing
What has Laura Whitmore said about her sexual assault ordeal?
In April 2018 Laura revealed that she had been sexually assaulted while on a night out with friends.
In an article for Irish magazine Hot Press she wrote, “Last year I was in a club with my friends and I could feel a hand on the back of my leg.
“Initially I thought it was my boyfriend messing or a mate about to pinch my bottom – but the hand went under my skirt, between my legs, and firmly touched me.”
“As I turned, I saw it was a guy who I did not know. He was laughing.”
News Group Newspapers Ltd Laura announced her departure from the I’m a Celeb spin-off in early 2016
How did Laura do on Strictly Come Dancing?
With her partner Giovanni Laura topped the leaderboard twice, including landing a score of 36 in Halloween Week.
However, she was forced to miss a week because of a foot injury that left her at risk of permanent damage and there were rumours she was feuding with Giovanni backstage.
In April 2018 Laura revealed that she ended up in the middle of a break-up as Giovanni had recently split from her friend Georgia May Foote.
She said: “I was placed with a dance partner I was extremely uncomfortable with – and in the end I felt broken.
“I cried every day. And I really was broken, both mentally and physically, by the end.