Recalling why he got injured at the time, Jamie said: "To tell you a little secret, the reason why I got it [the injury] was because I bought on Amazon these little things called lifts that give you a little bit more height in the old shoes".
'I didn't do ballet and I haven't been to stage school...
He admitted he did not know if the royal and wife Meghan Markle would be watching since their relocation to Los Angeles, saying: "I don't know how that works, I don't know if they get it in LA". I'm more caretaker of the dance! "Strictly is an entirely different ball game with regard to the challenges I will encounter but I am up for an experience and my mom is going to understand just where I am!"
"In these are unusual times we're living through, it feels right to do something different and take on a new challenge", said the star, 55.More news: These Leaked OnePlus 8T Specs Won't Surprise You
"The award-winning celebrity stated his late mum Madrin was a huge fan of only , and he also expects" she will be seeing" if he looks on the display.
On Thursday's Lorraine, former Royal Marine and Invictus Games medallist JJ Chalmers announced he's the eighth contestant.
"Now as a TV presenter I'm fortunate sufficient to witness a number of the best sporting contests on the planet. But who knows, I could be the dark horse".
And Jamie (pictured) made it a trio by name-checking his mum too, as well as expressing gratitude that he's getting a second chance, having had to pull out of the series past year due to injury.More news: Hyundai teases new Tucson SUV ahead of launch
The star joked: "I'm not Lord of the Dance".
'The reason I'm doing it is to make my mum proud, but all I did past year was make her even more disappointed. "Let us change this season, cannot wait!"
Maisie said: "Get me in those sequins, I can't wait to dive into the Strictly fancy dress box this winter! This is a dream come true".
Bill is joining the other stars, who so far include Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh, BBC Radio 1's Clara Amfo and The Wanted's Max George.More news: PH meets Russian representatives, Pfizer on respective COVID-19 vaccine deals
The pairings for this year's series are yet to be revealed but yesterday it was confirmed that Nicola Adams will be the first celeb teamed up with a partner of the same sex.