Back soon ? In 2022, Denitsa Ikonomova announced that she was leaving her jury chair on the show Dance with the stars. At the time, the dancer mentioned the need to fly to new horizons. But, this Monday, November 27, the one who won the TF1 competition four times announced big news to Tele-Leisure : his potential return to dance. “We will see at the start of the school year if I resume practicing, knowing that I no longer want to come back as a teacher.”assured the 36-year-old choreographer about the thirteenth season.
And to continue: “I have been cruciate ligament surgery and I’m a year behind in dancing. You have to get back in shape, I want to give the best of myself and I can’t do that as a dancer.” If she knows what she wants, the Bulgarian champion in standard dance does not take four paths: “I can still give my best as a juror“. Despite her departure, Denitsa Ikonomova assured that she was still in contact with the production of the show. “I want to pass on all the knowledge I have. We will therefore see how all this will work out given that the next season will be broadcast during the winter“, she also said.
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“We don’t know what the future will hold”
It is in her capacity as a dancer that Denitsa Ikonomova took her first steps in the front page program, before becoming a judge alongside Jean Paul Gaultier, François Alu and Chris Marques. Unfortunately, as the years go by, the paths of the dancer and the direction of Dance with the stars separated themselves. On her social networks, she then announced: “It is with a heavy heart that I confirm to you that unfortunately I will not be part of season 12 from Dancing with the Stars.”
In April, when she was invited on the set of It starts todaythe professional dancer confided to Faustine Bollaert: “I think it’s fate. Fate caused our paths to diverge. We must evolve in life, we must undertake, experience this life which is quite short. You have to get started on other things, you have to challenge yourself and I wanted to.” However, the young woman said: “I’m not closing the door completely, we don’t know what the future will bring.” From a return to the show, most likely.
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