Cape Town – South African dancer Johannes Radebe will take part in a ground-breaking performance on the latest season of Strictly Come Dancing UK.
The 32-year-old is reportedly set to perform a same-sex dance duet with colleague Graziano Di Prima.
According to The Sun, the pair will dance to Emeli Sande's song Shine during the results show on Sunday, 3 November.
A source told the newspaper that this would hopefully pave the way for a same-sex couple in the show next year.
While there have been same-sex pairings in a group performance before this will be the first routine will only two people, reports DailyMail.
This news comes after Dancing on Ice - a rival song on ITV Choice - announced their first same-sex pair. Former Steps singer Ian 'H' Watkins will be partnered with professional Matt Evers.
Johannes who joined the show last year is partnered with Catherine Tyldesley.
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Strictly Come Dancing airs Sundays at 19:00 on BBC Brit (DStv 120).