London, October 21, 2023
Last Saturday night’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing left fans deeply concerned as professional dancer Dianne Buswell was visibly emotional after her performance with partner Bobby Brazier. Today, Dianne opened up about the reason behind her tears, revealing a heartbreaking family situation that has been weighing heavily on her heart.
In a candid Q & A session on her YouTube channel, Dianne disclosed that she had recently received distressing news about her father’s health. Although she chose not to delve into the specifics, it was evident how deeply the situation had affected her. Dianne, who hails from Bunbury, Western Australia, shared her struggle of being away from her family during this challenging time, especially with the holiday season approaching.
Dianne expressed her gratitude for the outpouring of concern from fans and asked for their thoughts and prayers for her father. Despite the emotional turmoil, she shared a touching message from her father, Mark, who sent her a heartfelt text before her performance, expressing his unwavering support and love.
“My dad is the sweetest, kindest man you will ever meet, and the one thing he really wants is for me to keep going and to keep dancing my little heart out and doing what I love because that makes him the absolute proudest,” Dianne said, her voice filled with emotion.
She also revealed that her family’s plans to visit her in the UK for Christmas had changed due to the circumstances. Instead, she plans to return to Australia at the end of the year to be with her family.
Despite the challenges, Dianne remains determined to give her best on the dance floor every week. “Regardless if I go home with a glitterball or not, I will still go home and have a hot Christmas,” she affirmed, a testament to her resilience and spirit.
Dianne’s bravery in sharing her personal struggles has touched the hearts of fans around the world, who have flooded social media with messages of support and encouragement. Her dedication to dancing and making her father proud has resonated deeply, and viewers are rallying behind her as she continues her journey on Strictly Come Dancing.
As the competition progresses, Dianne’s story serves as a reminder of the power of love, determination, and the unwavering support of fans in the face of life’s challenges. We stand with Dianne Buswell and wish her and her family strength and courage during this difficult time.