Claims this DWTS contestant has an unfair advantage

Alicia Vrajlal
Entertainment Editor

Eleven stars are set to shake and shimmy their hearts out tonight as the new season of Dancing With The Stars kicks off.

And like every year, there’s always whispers that some celebs have more dance floor experience than they’re letting on.

Drag performer Courtney Act has singled out Neighbours actress Olympia Valance as the one to be wary of in 2019 as she could have an unfair advantage over the other stars.


“I think Olympia Valance is secretly hiding some dance school training, because I asked her and she said she doesn’t have any but I don’t believe her,” Courtney tells Yahoo Lifestyle.

“She’s Holly Valance’s sister, she’s a performer. I reckon if they had one kid along to dance school, you would’ve sent them all along,” the DWTS contestant continues.

Courtney has seen 26-year-old Olympia’s moves in the flesh, and claims the actress knows how to work it on the dance floor.

“She seemed very good on the day we were filming the promo and she’s also extremely beautiful.”

Could actress Olympia Valance already have dance training? Photo: Channel Ten

So what about Courtney’s own past experience performing on stage.

“Obviously I am a performer and been on stage so in that respect it’s kind of similar,” explains the former Big Brother star, but insists there’s no secret advantage.

Yahoo Lifestyle has contacted Channel Ten for comment.

Other stars to compete on the show include Michelle Bridges, Sam Johnson, Jett Kenny, Denise Scott and Karl Stefanovic’s ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Amanda Keller, Dancing With The Stars premieres tonight at 7:30pm on Channel Ten.

Photo: Getty

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