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EastEnders star Lacey Turner could be up for these TWO reality shows

7 Things you didn’t know about Lacey Turner - AKA EastEnders legendary Stacey Slater
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Lacey has spoken about which reality shows she might consider...

EastEnders star Lacey Turner could be up for appearing in the next series of either Strictly Come Dancing or I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!.

The 30-year-old actress, who plays Stacey Slater in the BBC1 soap, could be about to follow a long line of soap stars who’ve taken part in the reality shows.

Asked by OK! online what type of reality TV she’d consider doing, Lacey replied: “I don’t know if I could do any but I guess if I was going to do any I would do either Strictly, although I can’t dance or the jungle.

“But I’d like to do the jungle if there were no cameras because I think that without food I would be really grumpy.”

Surely Strictly bosses would be interested in signing up Lacey, after all she is one of soapland’s most popular stars.

EastEnders has a strong history in Strictly Come Dancing, with Jake Wood (who plays Max Branning) and Kellie Bright (Linda Carter) among the cast who’ve taken part in the BBC1 show.

Kellie Bright, who plays Linda Carter in EastEnders, at the National Television Awards, Arrivals, O2, London, UK - 23 Jan 2018

Kellie Bright took part in Strictly in 2015 - is Lacey about to follow her footsteps?

Of course ex EastEnders stars have even won Strictly, with Jill Halfpenny claiming the glitter ball in 2004 and Kara Tointon in 2010. Could Lacey be lifting the famous trophy this December?

Meanwhile, in EastEnders next week Stacey will be seen trying to track down Jean, after she doesn’t turn up for her hospital appointment. Stacey asks Mo if she can think where Jean might have gone to and then Mo remembers where the family use to go on holiday… a caravan park.

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Main pic: David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock; Kellie Bright pic: David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock

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