Contestants from seasons past have professed their crushes on the British beauty, leaving Deeley questioning their mental health.
She jokes, Clearly their sanity level needs to be checked. I mean theyre great dancers, but no one said they had taste.
The modest presenter has an idea why the dancers may be so smitten with her.
Deeley explains, I feel very protective over them, especially if [judge] Nigel [Lythgoe] is not being so nice. I take the big sister, cheerleader role, and I think that they appreciate that.
With the new crop of dancers coming in, Deeley plans on being there for every pop-locking, head-spinning moment.
She says, I think its very important that I become part of their journey. I dont want to just show up and have them think Whos this bird on stage with me?
Season four of So You Think You Can Dance? premieres this Thursday (May 22).
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