Bosses ‘ditched’ big star Gunnell
SPORTING legend Sally Gunnell has revealed she was snubbed by Strictly chiefs at the 11th hour.
The former Olympian, 51, was in advanced talks to take part in the dance contest two years ago.
But just a few weeks before the launch she was told she had been replaced by fellow ex-athlete Iwan Thomas, 43.
Sally told the Daily Star Sunday: “Strictly is one of the shows I would like to do because I liked the idea of learning something new. And I got close to doing it, but I didn’t get to the
NEAR MISS: Sally