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2014-08-19 15:05

Cape Town – The dance floor is heating up as we approach the finale of South Africa's Strictly Come Dancing.

We got to have a quick chat with the 4th contestant to leave the show, Siv Ngesi.

The funnyman gave us insight on what happens off-stage and told us about his favourite moves, his favourite outfit and who he thinks the winner will be!


"How do you feel about having been the last comic standing on Strictly Come Dancing?"


"It’s weird," Siv says. "You realise it is more than just a dancing competition and there is only so much you can do and the rest is up to the public. It was a great experience and a lot of fun, I am quite shattered not to have gone further, because it felt like I hadn’t even started."


"Do you think the mention from Helen Zille on Twitter affected your popularity on the show in any way?"

This is what she posted:


"If it did, if that is why I ended up going home and if people couldn’t look past it then I am happy to be back home in Cape Town. At the end of the day you realise that it is not really a dancing competition, it is more of a voting competition."


"Name the top 3 dance moves you learned while on the show."


"Anything to do with my hips," Siv says with a chuckle. "To be honest I never really listened to the names of the moves that I learned I just tried to indicate the move itself as much as possible."


"Would you wear any of your dance costumes again, if yes where would you wear it to?"


According to Siv he will be purchasing the pilot outfit worn in episode 5.

"I think I’ll wear it again for the fun of it, I really enjoyed it."


"What do you have lined up next?"


Siv tells us he has gone straight back to work in Cape Town and has a busy schedule lined up. "I have a couple of jobs I am busy with at the moment and then I start shooting two new TV shows at the end of this year beginning of next year."

Bonus question:


"Who do you think is going to win Strictly Come Dancing?"


"In all honesty, the thing about Strictly is that the person with the most votes will win rather than the best dancer. I think Asish could win it. You can't even begin to imagine how much support he has. So all the best to him."

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