The Westlife star had tried to avoid getting the tanned look
Strictly Come Dancing chiefs forced former Westlife star Nicky Byrne to get a spray tan because he “was too pasty”.
The singer, who performed the rumba last night, tried to avoid the fake bake but BBC bosses intervened.
Nicky, 34, said: “I’d never had a spray tan. On week one I could hear the fake tan lady coming down the corridor saying ‘next is Nicky’, so I ran out the door into my car.
“But then the following week the make-up artist said ‘Nicky you’ve got to get a spray tan’ and I was like ‘No, I’m fine thanks’.
“But she said ‘No, no – it’s come from upstairs, you’re looking too pasty and white. You have to get one’.”
The heart-throb also said his former manager, X Factor judge Louis Walsh, has been less than supportive – backing one of his rivals instead.
Nicky said: “He said to me, ‘Do you think you’ll win?’ I said, ‘I’ll give it a good try.’
“He replied ‘No you won’t, Louis Smith will win’.”
But Walsh has other ideas for putting the star’s new ballroom skills to good use.
Irish Nicky revealed: “Louis told me ‘The positives are you’ll be able to dance when we do a Westlife reunion’.”
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