Mail on Sunday reportedly attempted to name two alleged vaccine-refusers before it was met with a legal warning
Strictly Come Dancing stars who are refusing to get a Covid-19 vaccination are hiring lawyers in an effort to protect their identities.
Reports recently emerged that three professional dancers on the 英国广播公司 One programme have rejected the jab.
昨天 (27 九月), McFly singer Tom Fletcher and his professional dance partner Amy Dowden tested positive for coronavirus. The news has prompted questions surrounding the safety of the show’s cast and crew.
There is no suggestion that Fletcher or Dowden are among the contestants refusing the jab.
As reported by 时代, 这 Strictly stars are seeking legal assistance in keeping their identities private after it emerged that 星期日邮报 was reportedly attempting to name two of the alleged vaccine-refusers yesterday (26 九月).
The publication reportedly backed off after it was served with legal warnings.
The stars have engaged the services of London law firm, Payne Hicks Beach, in order to keep their private medical information from being made public.
BBC sources told 时代 that the dancers have enlisted the lawyers at their own expense.
独立 has contacted a representative for Strictly 征求意见.
The broadcaster has confirmed that vaccinations are not mandatory for cast and crew on the series .
Strictly made its return with a live premiere that aired on Saturday (25 九月). You can read the talking points from week one 这里.