Which prompted concerns that this could potentially clash with the upcoming BBC competition this autumn.
Her fellow Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood addressed the issue while appearing on Good Morning Britain.
He told hosts Susanna Reid and Ranvir Singh: “I read that and I think she’d be absolutely mad [to leave] darling, doing the German tour rather than Strictly!”
Craig added: “And, like I do in panto, I take the Saturday’s off, so I do panto during the week. I think as long as you get here on the Saturday and can travel safely then she’d be absolutely fine to do both I would say.”