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Susannah Reid: 'BBC is in my blood'

Susanna Reid has dismissed rumours she is considering moving to ITV following her successful stint on Strictly Come Dancing.

The 42-year-old BBC Breakfast host has gone down a storm with viewers and is now in the all-female final of the dance show with Natalie Gumede, Abbey Clancy and Sophie Ellis Bextor.

There have been claims Susanna has been offered £500,000 to front rival ITV morning show Daybreak.

But she told the Mirror: "If you cut me open I would bleed BBC. I said when BBC Breakfast moved to Salford that the BBC runs through me like a stick of rock - and nothing has changed."

Susanna survived the public vote at the weekend - which saw Casualty star Patrick Robinson leave the show - despite being placed near the bottom of the leader board by the judges.

Her popularity on Strictly could still mean a change of jobs for Susanna.

A BBC source said: "We've worked with Susanna for many years and want that to continue. This is an exciting time for her - she didn't realise before Strictly just how popular she is."

But the TV presenter said before the semi-finals: "I have no idea what I am going to do after the weekend, let alone next year."

Victoria Wilson
Victoria Wilson

With over 20 years’ experience writing about TV and film, Vicky currently writes features for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week magazines plus news and watching guides for WhatToWatch.com, a job which involves chatting to a whole host of famous faces. Our Vicky LOVES light entertainment, with Strictly Come Dancing, Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice UK among her fave shows. Basically, if it’s got a shiny floor, she’s all over it! When she’s not watching TV, you might find Vicky in therapy… retail therapy that is!