Juggling Strictly and Girls Aloud is taking its toll on the star

She may be one of the judges’ favourites on Strictly Come Dancing but Now has learnt that Kimberley Walsh, who turned 31 last week, is battling with her heavy work commitments.

And it’s starting to take its toll.

An insider says: Kimberley‘s already flagging.

‘She’s got her solo record deal, the Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals and the Girls Aloud promotions to deal with ahead of their tour.

‘She’s certainly not getting enough sleep.’

Talking about Kimberley‘s hectic schedule, her best pal and fellow Strictly contestant Denise Van Outen says: We’re absolutely exhausted.

‘But it’s nice because we’re friends from before the show, so we sit in our dressing gowns and UGG boots and moan about how tired we are.

‘We look after each other. Some days I’m so exhausted she’ll make me a cup of tea and a biscuit and on other days I’ll do it for her. Being together really helps.’

Kimberley‘s spokesman says: Kimberley‘s not feeling the strain of her schedule. She’s having a lot of fun on Strictly and is loving being back with the rest of her bandmates.’

Read the full story about Kimberley Walsh in Now magazine dated 3 December 2012 – out now!

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