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What’s with Russell Grant and Eurovision?

by | 6th, March 2012

IS Russell Grant the face and sound of Eurovision? In recent weeks, stories about Grant’s involvement in Eurovision have appeared in the press. There’s a Facebook page called Russell Grant For Eurovision. Only, all the stories are false unless the stargazer has peered into the future and seen something we’ve missed,  Engelbert Humperdinck is singing for The UK and Graham Norton is fronting the show on the BBC:

Daily Star  – November 17, 2011:

Strictly Come Dancing 2011: Russell Grant is set to sing for Europe.

Says a source:

 He’s camp just like Eurovision. But he can also sing and dance, unlike some of our past entries.

Evening Standard   – November 25:

Russell Grant is set to host of the Eurovision Song Contest.

The ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star – who left the ballroom competition last weekend – is the frontrunner to present the BBC’s coverage of the annual singing competition next year, taking over duties from Graham Norton.

The 60-year-old star is keen to diversify his career following his

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