Flatley sorry to see Daniel go
DANCE legend Michael
Flatley has revealed he was sorry to see nerves
getting the better of Daniel O'Donnell on Strictly
The Irish-American (57) said he enjoyed watching the
Donegal singer (53) during his four-week run on the
hit BBC competition.
"I loved Daniel O'Donnell. He just got a bit nervous
but he's got some great moves. I know him and he's
such a gentleman," he told Strictly spin-off 'It
Daniel and Majella O'Donnell pictured
at a gala event recently with Michael Flatley and
his wife Niamh.
He also gave the the
thumbs-up to BBC presenter Katie Derham and said he
enjoyed watching journalist Jeremy Vine on the dance
But the 'Lord of the Dance' saved his biggest praise
for the show's professional dancers.
"The professionals are so impressive every night,
season after season. Nobody will ever know how hard
they work to make the celebrities look so graceful,"
he said. Meanwhile, the second instalment of Daniel
and Majella's B&B Roadtrip airs tonight on UTV
The first show attracted more than 500,000 viewers
north and south of the border.