The social media star lost out to Rhys Stephenson in the dance off.
It’s the second week a regular judge has had to miss the programme.
Lee Mack’s hit sitcom will return for a festive special episode on BBC One.
Following the announcement Jay Blades and Fred Sirieix were heading to the festive ballroom, a host of other names have signed up to Strictly.
BBC Scotland opts out of the rest of the UK once more to bring their own end of year programming to screens.
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has approved the return of BBC Three as a broadcast channel.
The show will air on BBC One in England, NI and Wales.
Keeley Hawes has been confirmed as the lead star of the major new BBC One drama, Crossfire.
Fred Sirieix and Jay Blades are the first names announced for the festive celebrity ballroom battle.
The singer lost out to Rhys Stephenson in the dance off in a weekend of musical-inspired routines.