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The Internet Reacts: Ed Balls

There was only one way* to introduce our first celebrity...

... and our self-searching star kept the 'ball' rolling!

*If you've been living under a rock since 2011, this is the (accidental) tweet that started it all.

The first reveal was officially announced on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show.

Ed Balls is doing Strictly Come Dancing! What was Yvette Cooper's reaction?

Ed reveals his wife's reaction to the news that he's taking part in Strictly Come Dancing

Not everyone was in on the joke...

... but thankfully some people were on the 'ball'.

Excitement is quickly building for Ed's 'Ball'room debut.

Let the GIFs begin!