Oti Mabuse, presenter at Strictly, has a secret weapon to success

Oti Mabuse, a favourite of the Strictly show, is being mentored and supported by Dermot O'Leary, a veteran TV presenter.

Oti Mabuse, presenter at Strictly, has a secret weapon to success

 She will be launching her own presenting career on ITV's Romeo and Duet.

Oti Mabuse is reportedly being mentored by Dermot O'Leary as she launches her own television presenting career.

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, 31, is currently enjoying a new gig as a judge on the

The Masked Dancer and The Greatest Dancer but Romeo and Duet will be her first solo presenting gig.

Singletons will be paired up on a blind date and learn a song together, before competing against other couples on the program.

 horrific racist and fat-shaming abuse she has received online, adding that while it's "horrible", she's determined to not let the messages get the best of her.

According to her, "To be tweeted or receive a message from my inbox that is racially abusive or fat-shaming me is terrible."

"But it's written in a way that makes it impossible for a person to face themselves in the mirror.
"The racism and discrimination that I have experienced is proof that people still have much to learn from the hard stuff."

She said, "The more hate that I get, the more reason it is for me to continue doing my job."

"I must show young girls that anything can be done. "I have to fight and be strong."