He went on: “Our studios are next door to CBBC studios so we hang out and see each other, especially on work days so I knew he would do well and he is, he’s smashing it, i think he’s absolutely brilliant.”
“He’s got the moves,” Andy praised. “Got the natural moves.”
He added: “I would love to see him win.”
Karim is currently second favourite to win this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing, behind Kelvin Fletcher.