The 23-year-old Australian singer, who is taking part in this year's season of the reality TV series alongside celebrities such as Brendan Fevola, Vogue Williams and Kerri-Anne Kennerley, said that he will do whatever it takes to win votes from viewers.
Ruffo told the Herald Sun: "The first week I feel there's a chance I'm going home my shirt will be coming off."
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He also revealed that he is currently single after being nominated for this year's CLEO magazine 'Bachelor of the Year' recently.
Ruffo shot to fame when he came third in last year's Australian X Factor. This year, he will be supporting One Direction on their Australian tour.
Dancing with the Stars premieres on Sunday, April 15 on the Seven Network.
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