A BBC insider has let slip the real reason as to Newsnight stalwart rottweiler Jeremy Paxman's announcement to quit the late-night news programme.
"It's a masterstroke. We've killed two high profile birds with one stone," he said, "And Tess is thrilled. She's always wanted to be taken seriously."
"Jezza will ensure the 'strictly' is firmly put back into the title. Watch out for the big announcement soon!"