Louish Walsh to participate in dance reality show

Last Updated: Aug 14, 2013, 14:21 PM IST

London: Music manager Louis Walsh, currently seen as judging British reality show `The X Factor`, will soon participate in `Strictly Come Dancing`.

The 61-year-old said he would retire from "The X Factor" after the forthcoming season, reports dailystar.co.uk.

“I am going to be a contestant on `Strictly Come Dancing`. But I am saying no more than that," Walsh said.

Walsh, who has been associated with "The X Factor" for the past one decade, shares the judging panel with Sharon Osbourne, Simon Cowell and Nichole Scherzinger.