The seventeenth series of Strictly Come Dancing began broadcasting on 7 September 2019. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman returned to present the Main Show and the Results show, with Zoë Ball returning to present Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two alongside new addition Rylan Clark-Neal. Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli returned to the judging panel. After seven years as a judge, Darcey Bussell did not return to the series. Bussell's replacement was announced on 22 July as Motsi Mabuse, elder sister of professional dancer Oti Mabuse. On 19 October, actor Alfonso Ribeiro stood in as a guest judge to cover for Tonioli. Following the withdrawal of Will Bayley, on 30 October, it was announced that the 2019 final would feature three couples instead of four. The series was won by former Emmerdale actor and racing driver Kelvin Fletcher and his professional partner Oti Mabuse.
About Saffron Barker
Social media influencer who teamed up with three other girls to form the band Born2Blush. They released an original single called "24seven." Her entertaining, self-titled vlog channel on YouTube earned her more than 2.2 million subscribers. In 2019, she competed on Strictly Come Dancing.
Before creating her B2Bsaffron Twitter account, she had signed up for an account under the username saffron_barker in March of 2013.
She and her band competed in an Open Mic UK competition.
She has brothers named Casey, and Jed, as well as an adopted brother named Jordan. Her dad's name is Darren and her mom's name is Wendy.
She was in a relationship with fellow internet personality Jake Mitchell from 2015 to 2016.