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RuPaul's Drag Race star Michelle Visage surprises fans with wish to visit Splott

Michelle Visage was a contestant in the most recent Strictly Come Dancing Credit: PA Images

Strictly Come Dancing star and RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has announced a bizarre wish on Twitter - to visit Splott.

Fans were sent into a frenzy when Ms Visage tweeted out of the blue to her 550,000 followers that she wanted to visit the area of Cardiff on Thursday night.

Michelle Visage rose to worldwide fame in 2011 when she became a permanent panelist on RuPaul’s Drag Race in America. She was also a judge on the new UK version that aired in October.

Most recently, she was a contestant on the current series' of Strictly Come Dancing where she was partnered with Giovanni Pernice, but left the competition in week nine.

Steps singer and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Faye Tozer, tweeted "In Wales?" and Michelle replied "yes! it is called SPLOTT. what more does one need??."

Welsh fans were excited at the prospect of the potential visit - and were quick to invite her to stay or visit for a cup of tea.

One fan tweeted: "I got a spare room in my house right by Splott, hen. Welcome any time."

They have been suggesting a range of different places for Michelle to visit in Wales such as Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.

One user then added - "bonus points if you attempt to pronounce it."

To which Michelle replied "i saw the weather guy do it. i however cannot".

The weather presenter Liam Dutton, who Michelle was referring to, responded to her tweet claiming "That was me! But, coincidentally, I’m also from Splott. I was born and grew up there!."

A range of local businesses and communities in Splott have retweeted Michelle Visage asking her to visit them.

She has been invited to join an annual Christmas Litter Pick, visit the local fire station and attend a hot yoga class.