Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan launched into a scathing rant where he accused the country of "pandering to political correctness."

The 42-year-old professional dancer, who left BBC's Strictly in 2013, caused a backlash on social media after he said that Britain had become an "embarrassing country."

His furious critique came hours after it was revealed that Olympian Nicola Adams will become the first contestant to dance in a same-sex couple.

The "groundbreaking" move to pair two female dancers together has been widely praised on social media, with stars such as Stacey Dooley saying it was long over due.

James Jordan instead shared the unrelenting critique on his Twitter profile on Wednesday.

Although he doesn't specifically link his post to Strictly's announcement, many followers drew a connection.

Ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer James Jordan has been sounding off on Twitter

"Random Rant . We have become a scared little embarrassing country that panders to political correctness #f***offPCbrigade," James wrote.

In a second Tweet, he explained what he was ranting about - which he said was 'everything'.

"My last tweet was actually very generic but I love how many of you jumping to conclusions on what I was ranting about.

James didn't sound too pleased
He then clarified what he was frustrated about

"It wasn’t just one thing.... it’s everything nowadays. Must be my age."

He followed up the Tweets with two other remarks in which he slammed people for 'getting offended by EVERYTHING' before referring to 'pathetic snowflakes.'

A representative for James Jordan has told us his tweets were not about Strictly.

The Strictly star launched a furious critique on social media

This year, Nicola Adams will make history when she dances in the shows first same-sex partnership throughout the competition.

An insider said last night: “It’s such an exciting step for us to be taking, and many feel it is well overdue.

“It’s been talked about for so long, to see it finally happen feels truly ground-breaking and quite emotional.”

It is unclear which professional dancer will be joining up with Nicola.

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