Ed Balls was announced as the first Strictly Come Dancing contestant today and there was only one way for the official Strictly Twitter account to confirm it: by recreating that Ed Balls tweet.
You know the one? Back in 2011 when Ed Balls was a Twitter newbie, he was searching his own name but got in a Twitter muddle and ended up simply tweeting his own name ‘Ed Balls’.
There’s a whole Ed Balls day – 28 April – when everyone tweets Ed Balls again.
As such, here’s how the ex-MP had his entrance into the ballroom confirmed:
— BBC Strictly ✨ (@bbcstrictly) August 8, 2016
Getting into the swing of it (good news for a man about to take part in a dancing competition) he replied with a simple tweet of his own:
BBC Strictly https://t.co/SUWCgw1Jsm
— Ed Balls (@edballs) August 8, 2016
Ah the laughs. You never know, ‘glitterball’ might be soon.
Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC1 later this year