Greg Wise and wife Emma Thompson miss first holiday in 7 YEARS due to his Strictly stint | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV
Actor Greg Wise has told how his debut on Strictly Come Dancing has seen his first holiday in seven years with actress wife Dame Emma Thompson get cancelled. The Sense and Sensibility star was named as the 10th celebrity contestant on the popular BBC dance show, but has since revealed how his commitment to the programme has impacted his plans with Emma.
Addressing the moment he told his wife Emma about the show, Greg revealed that she initially branded him “mad” for turning it down.
Greg said: “I told my dear lady wife when they’d asked me and I said no, and she said ‘you’re mad, you’ve got to do it!'”
The star went on to admit that they’d both been looking forward to spending quality time together during a break in the Nanny McPhee actress’ busy schedule.
He went on: “She’s [Emma’s] been filming since January, she’s made three films back to back.
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Greg went on to share how his sister loved Strictly and dancing, which spurred him on to take the plunge.
“My sis was a real disco diva,” Greg admitted, befor continuing, “she was the dancer in the family and she left this world in a glitterball coffin.
“And as this show is all glittery and diva-y and disco-y I thought I have to do it for her.”
However, the Effie Gray star revealed that he wasn’t taking to the dance floor without trepidation.