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Collins: 'Forsyth should retire'

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Collins: 'Forsyth should retire'
Justin Lee Collins has called on Bruce Forsyth to retire from Strictly Come Dancing and described him as "very rude".

The presenter, who fronted spinoff Strictly Come Dancing: On Three in 2004, told the BBC that Forsyth is "too old" to continue on the reality talent dance programme.

Collins said: "I still think Bruce in his day was the best at what he did, but I think he should have given up three or four years ago.

"As legendary as he is - I grew up loving him, as did my parents, as did my grandparents - he wasn't particularly nice to me on that show."

He added: "I loved him and they do say never meet your idols because you're always going to be disappointed and in the case of Bruce I was disappointed. He was very rude.

"But he does a very, very difficult show on TV, and I think particularly on that first series, he may have found it difficult.

"I still love to watch it, religiously. I never miss it, if I'm away it's recorded. It doesn't get much bigger or better than Strictly."

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