“It’s my passion and I like working and I go from Strictly Come Dancing to another show, to maybe my own tour, to then another show and then some Strictly gigs, then back on to Strictly Come Dancing.
“So I decided as soon as this hit that I personally would take a two month break.”
Reflecting on his plans at the time, Kevin added on The Kevin Clifton Show: “I was like, ‘I’m not going to worry about anything, I’m not going to think about working too much, I’m not going to think about what I’m eating, all of that. I’m just going to enjoy myself and take a holiday because I never have one’.
“So I did that, and I think that was quite good for me for those first two months because it’s just something that I personally needed.