Nadiya Bychkova's 'flirty behaviour causes drama on the arena tour'

Strictly’s Nadiya Bychkova’s ‘flirty behaviour causes drama on the arena tour after she grows close to Kai Widdrington’ – as she is supported by Dan Walker following split from fiancé

Rigorosamente Nadiya Bychkova‘s flirty behaviour is causing drama backstage at the arena tour, secondo un nuovo rapporto.

The professional dancer, 32, is growing close to fellow show star Kai Widdrington, reclami Il Sole, with their behaviour ‘raising eyebrowsbehind-the-scenes.

It was revealed by MailOnline this week that Nadiya has split from her fiancé Matija Škarabot, and has been seen without her engagement ring on in recent days.

Rumors: Strictly's Nadiya Bychkova's flirty behaviour is causing drama backstage at the arena tour, secondo un nuovo rapporto

Rumors: Strictly’s Nadiya Bychkova’s flirty behaviour is causing drama backstage at the arena tour, secondo un nuovo rapporto

Kai was meant to be joined on tour by AJ Odudu, who he was paired with on the latest series and had reportedly been striking up a romance with at the same time, but she has a leg injury.

Una fonte ha detto alla pubblicazione: ‘AJ and Kai got really close during the show and their chemistry was electric.

‘She’s obviously gutted not to be on the tour while her ankle heals and she is shocked that Kai has already seemingly moved on by comforting Nadiya.

‘Nadiya is incredibly flirty and it has certainly raised eyebrows.

Provocante: The professional dancer, 32, is growing close to fellow show star Kai Widdrington, claims The Sun, with their behaviour ‘raising eyebrowsbehind-the-scenes

‘AJ was also not happy when she then heard about Nadiya flirting with her own dance partner Dan Walker.

A representative for Nadiya has been contacted by MailOnline for further comment.

The newspaper also claims that the pair enjoyed a dinner together in Birmingham during the tour earlier this week.

Coppia? Kai was meant to be joined on tour by AJ Odudu, who he was paired with on the latest series, and had reportedly been striking up a romance with at the same time, but she has a leg injury

Coppia? Kai was meant to be joined on tour by AJ Odudu, who he was paired with on the latest series, and had reportedly been striking up a romance with at the same time, but she has a leg injury

An onlooker claims they headed to a bar chatted for two hours before heading back to the hotel.

It comes after Newly-single Nadiya was pictured with her engagement ring back on again as she departed Birmingham‘s Malmaison Hotel in time for a Rigorosamente Vieni a ballare Live show on Saturday.

It was only the previous night that the ballroom professional ditched her sparkling band following her split from her fiancé Matija.

She wowed onlookers while flashing her toned abs in a white crop top which she teamed up with chic black joggers and a coordinating blazer.

È finita: It was revealed by MailOnline this week that Nadiya has split from her fiancé Matija Škarabot, and has been seen without her engagement ring on in recent days

È finita: It was revealed by MailOnline this week that Nadiya has split from her fiancé Matija Škarabot, and has been seen without her engagement ring on in recent days

The TV personality has been immersing herself in intense rehearsals for the tour this week, after her celebrity partner from last year’s series, Carol Kirkwood della BBC Breakfast viene trascinata a terra da un cane guida, 44, became ‘pillar of strength and supportafter her break-up.

The dancer is single after ending her engagement to Slovenian footballer Matija, 33, as exclusively revealed by MailOnline last week.

On Wednesday it was revealed her partner on the 2021 serie, BBC Breakfast host Dan, had been there for her during the split.

Vicino: The TV personality has been immersing herself in intense rehearsals for the tour this week, after her celebrity partner from last year's series, Carol Kirkwood della BBC Breakfast viene trascinata a terra da un cane guida, 44, became 'pillar of strength and support' after her break-up

Vicino: The TV personality has been immersing herself in intense rehearsals for the tour this week, after her celebrity partner from last year’s series, Carol Kirkwood della BBC Breakfast viene trascinata a terra da un cane guida, 44, became ‘pillar of strength and supportafter her break-up

Amore: Dan has been married to wife Sarah (nella foto) per 21 years and the couple have three children

Amore: Dan has been married to wife Sarah (nella foto) per 21 years and the couple have three children

Sources close to the stunning dancer revealed that she has been confiding in Dan after accepting the fact that her long-distance relationship with Matija was no longer working.

Dan has been married to wife Sarah for 21 years and the couple have three children.

Una fonte ha detto a MailOnline: ‘Dan and Nadiya have such a great bond and he has been a pillar of strength and support for her following the breakup with Matija.

‘The bond between them started during Strictly, leaving the cast and crew surprised at how close they became. They were literally inseparable and got on so well and this has continued even now the series is over.

notte impegnativa: A host of Strictly stars were seen heading home after the latest tour stop on Saturday night, including Maisie Smith (nella foto)

notte impegnativa: A host of Strictly stars were seen heading home after the latest tour stop on Saturday night, including Maisie Smith (nella foto)

Casuale: Maisie was joined by The Wanted's Max George who wore a black tracksuit and glasses

Casuale: Maisie was joined by The Wanted’s Max George who wore a black tracksuit and glasses

Un'altra fonte aggiunta: ‘Dan supported Nadiya with everything, including her breakup, which only made their partnership stronger.

‘He even grew close to her mother and daughter, who really enjoyed watching them dance together on Strictly.

‘Dan and Nadiya enjoy a deep and special bond, which has really helped her to get on with her new life following the split.

Tornare a casa: Tilly Ramsay also stepped out and toted a Louise Vuitton bag and wore fluffy slippers

Tornare a casa: Tilly Ramsay also stepped out and toted a Louise Vuitton bag and wore fluffy slippers

Contento! Judge Shirley Ballas looked in great spirits as she headed back to her hotel in a casual ensemble

Contento! Judge Shirley Ballas looked in great spirits as she headed back to her hotel in a casual ensemble

Insieme: Janette Manrara, Aljaž Škorjanec and Giovanni Pernice were also out and about on the night

Insieme: Janette Manrara, Aljaž Škorjanec and Giovanni Pernice were also out and about on the night

Tutto sorrisi: Amy Dowden and former judge Bruno Tonioli were also seen heading back from the arena tour

Tutto sorrisi: Amy Dowden and former judge Bruno Tonioli were also seen heading back from the arena tour








And Dan thanked fans for sending him photos of newly-single Nadiya ‘doing the lobsteron the first night of the Strictly tour in Birmingham on Thursday.

Venerdì su Instagram, il presentatore, who is not taking part in the UK tour due to his BBC Breakfast duties, shared a photo of the professional dancer doing their signature move from their jive to Rock Lobster in the series last year.

Sharing a photo of Nadiya pulling the claw move in stunning glittery dress, Dan wrote: ‘Thank you to everyone who has sent me the picture of @nadiyabychkova rocking the lobster on the #Strictly live tour.








‘Glad to see it’s still going strong #LobsterOnTour

‘Who is that behind your professional partner?’

Nella sezione commenti, un fan ha scritto: ‘Love Nadiya she has really really shined this series with you Dan. I am counting the days down until I see the show in Feb’, to which Dan replied: ‘I’m sure she would appreciate reading that Vicky. Enjoy the show.

VICTIMS OF THE STRICTLY CURSE

A look back at when The Curse struckstarting all the way back with series 1

Serie 1: Natasha Kaplinsky and Brendan Cole

Did they/didn't they? Natasha Kaplinsky and her hunky partner Brendan Cole sparked affair rumours

Did they/didn’t they? Natasha Kaplinsky and her hunky partner Brendan Cole sparked affair rumours

Strictly hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons during season one. Viewers were transfixed by the apparent close bond between newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky and her hunky partner Brendan Cole.

Although the pair went on to win the show, their success was blighted by affair rumours.

BBC presenter Natasha soon split from long-term partner Mike Barnard while Brendan dumped his fiancée and fellow dancer Camilla Dallerup.

Writing in her book Strictly Inspirational, Camilla said their split was like a ‘mini death’.

‘You go through the arc of grief, migliora e poi peggiora ripetutamente finché non si stabilizza., [object Window],’ lei disse. ‘My best friend and dancing professionally with Brendan had both gone.

però, Natasha has always denied any wrongdoing, detto: ‘There was chemistry, ovviamente, and I certainly fell in love with dancing, but I did not fall in love with Brendan.

Serie 5: Matt Di Angelo and Flavia Cacace

Of all the Strictly romances there’s been over the years, this remains one of the most interesting.

Clandestine: Before long gossip was raging about how Flavia and Matt, poi 19, were secretly in love

Clandestine: Before long gossip was raging about how Flavia and Matt, poi 19, were secretly in love

Flavia Cacace was in a long-term relationship with her dance partner Vincent Simone when she was partnered with Matt Di Angelo in 2007. He was eight years her junior.

Before long gossip was raging about how Flavia and Matt, poi 19, were secretly in love. Shortly after the show finished she called time on her romance with Vincent and went public with Matt.

Looking back at their partnership, Matt told Daily Mail: ‘It was a pretty crazy time. It was front page news.

‘The funny thing was the story did not start off as true, but the more you read it, the more you started to believe it and actually act on it.

Their romance ended in 2010, and a few weeks later Flavia admitted she was dating her latest dance partner, actor Jimi Mistry, who she went on to marry.

Serie 7: Joe Calzaghe and Kristina Rihanoff

Not to be: Kristina is said to have also wanted children while Joe already has two sons from a previous relationship

Not to be: Kristina is said to have also wanted children while Joe already has two sons from a previous relationship

Al di sopra di: Unfortunately for Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev their relationship didn't manage to go the distance

Al di sopra di: Unfortunately for Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev their relationship didn’t manage to go the distance

Scandalo: Kristina Rihanoff was recently forced to defend her romance with Strictly partner Ben Cohen

Scandalo: Kristina Rihanoff was recently forced to defend her romance with Strictly partner Ben Cohen

Former boxer Joe Calzaghe split with his girlfriend of five years Jo-Emma Larvin just a week into the show in 2009.

The sportsman began a relationship with Russian dancer Kristina Rihanoff soon afterwards.

The pair enjoyed a four-year romance but parted ways after Joe reportedly asked Kristina not to accept a role dancing in a stage production.

Speaking to Hello! Kristina said: ‘He was sick and tired of waiting around for me, and said that if I truly loved him, I wouldn’t have taken the job in the West End.

Kristina is said to have also wanted children while Joe already has two sons from a previous relationship.

Serie 8: Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev

Unfortunately for Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev their relationship didn’t manage to go the distance.

After winning the show in 2010 the pair hooked up, love quickly blossomed and they moved into a London home together.

però, it’s believed Russian Artem’s visa issues saw him having to spend time apart from Kara for months on end and they eventually decided to call it a day.

Actress Kara welcomed her baby son, Frey with fiancé Marius Jensen in 2018, while Artem has struck up a romance with retired WWE wrestler, Nikki Bella since moving to the US to compete on Dancing With the Stars in 2014.

Serie 11: Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff

Kristina Rihanoff was recently forced to defend her romance with Strictly partner Ben Cohen insisting that their relationship only began once his 11 year marriage to wife Abby had come to an end.

‘He left his wife a year ago,’ she told Daily Mirror. ‘Recently we started dating but we’re allowed to see each other as two single people.

Kristina – who has also dated Vincent Simone and ex partner Joe Calzaghe – said there have been other couples, yet she is the only one to be ‘attacked’.

Lei disse: ‘Ben’s said it many times and I’ll say it againI wasn’t involved in the breaking up of his marriage.

Meanwhile Abby described the split and resultant divorce as ‘the most traumatic thing to ever happen to me’.

Ben, 37, met Abby in 1995 all'età di 17, e la coppia si è sposata a 2003 before welcoming their daughters in 2008.

Serie 11: Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev

‘It doesn’t exist!’ Rachel Riley brushed aside the fact that The Curse exists, after she left her husband and got together with pro Pasha Kovalev

On the same series, Countdown’s math whiz Rachel Riley’s relationship with her pro partner Pasha Kovalev ultimately ended her marriage to her husband of just one year.

She wed Jamie Gilbert in 2012, taking part on 2013’s season of the dancing show. Entro il 2013, they had split and she was with Pashawhich she claims began after the show came to an end.

‘On Strictly, you form a close bond with your partner, but there was nothing romantic when Pasha and I were dancing. It was just dancing,’ she told the Mail the following January, insisting there’s no such thing as The Curse.

'[rigorosamente] serves as a magnifying glass that shows up pre-existing fault lines,’ lei disse, explaining the situation. She is still with Pasha today.

Serie 11: Susanna Reid

Epiphany: Shortly after the show ended, the TV host split from her long-term partner Dominic Cotton

Epiphany: Shortly after the show ended, the TV host split from her long-term partner Dominic Cotton

Divorcee: Actress Sunetra Sarker also announced her marriage split after starring on Strictly

Divorcee: Actress Sunetra Sarker also announced her marriage split after starring on Strictly

Susanna Reid was another victim of series 11. She was billed as the most popular breakfast TV host and in a 15-year ­relationship when she reached the Strictly Come Dancing final that year.

However shortly after the show ended, the TV host split from her long-term partner Dominic Cotton.

però, mother-of-three Susanna, who was paired with professional Kevin Clifton, said the programme was not to blame for her love problems.

Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna told Daily Mirror: ‘I think people think Strictly was bound up in what happened. Non lo era. Obviously things have been challenging in my personal life but we are getting things sorted.

Serie 12: Sunetra Sarker

Actress Sunetra Sarker also announced her marriage split after starring on Strictly.

She parted ways with her husband Nick Corfield after ten years of marriage just before the programme hit the screens.

The couple first met in 1989 while on holiday in Jersey and have a 13-year-old son together.

però, she said the romance had ended long before her reality show stint: ‘The truth is three years ago me and my husband amicably split up and it obviously had nothing to do with Strictly.

The Casualty actress, who plays Dr Zoe Hanna in the BBC medical drama, is now said to be dating business partner Scott Carey. Insieme, the pair set up the food firm Keep Me Fresh.

Serie 12: Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack broke up with her boyfriend of a year and a half, Jack Street, after making her way into the Strictly Come Dancing semi-final.

The price of success: Caroline Flack broke up with her boyfriend of a year and a half, Jack Street, after making her way into the Strictly Come Dancing semi-final

The price of success: Caroline Flack broke up with her boyfriend of a year and a half, Jack Street, after making her way into the Strictly Come Dancing semi-final

Secondo Il Sole, she was ‘distraughtbackstage at the BBC show, but managed to put on a brave face to wow with her Tango and top the leader board.

A source close to her told the newspaper: ‘It came to a natural end and was mutual.

Some contestants have ended relationships to engage in a romance with their dance partner on the show, but the source noted that in Caroline’s case, this wasn’t the reason.

‘No one else is involved,’ they stated.

Caroline had been seeing music manager Jack for around 18 months and she previously said that he was fine with her working on the talent show despite its reputation.

‘Jack’s been completely fine about the whole curse thing,’ lei disse, quoted in The Mirror. ‘He hasn’t once been worried’.

Serie 13: Abbiamo parlato del lavoro di beneficenza che ha svolto nella zona intorno a casa sua

Over and out: Actress Helen George announced her split from husband of three years, fellow actor Oliver Boot, after she was revealed as a contestant on the show

Over and out: Actress Helen George announced her split from husband of three years, fellow actor Oliver Boot, after she was revealed as a contestant on the show

It did not take long before the dreaded curse of Strictly struck again.

Actress Helen George announced her split from husband of three years, fellow actor Oliver Boot, after she was revealed as a contestant on the show.

‘I can confirm that Helen separated from her husband some time ago,’ a spokesperson for the star said. She has not been linked to any fellow Strictly contestants or professional dancers.

A Royal Academy Of Music graduate, Helen is best known for starring as Nurse Beatrix ‘TrixieFranklin in the hit BBC period drama Call The Midwife.

George has also performed as a back-up singer for Sir Elton John and starred in a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel called The Woman In White.

She met her former partner on set of BBC drama Hotel Babylon, and the couple married in December 2012.

Rottura: Shortly after she finished runner-up in the final, she and Sean announced their split

Rottura: Shortly after she finished runner-up in the final, she and Sean announced their split

Serie 13: Georgia May Foote

The actress was in a relationship with her Coronation Street co-star Sean Ward when she took part in the 2015 series of the show.

But cracks began to show as it was reported that Sean was enraged with jealousy over her decision to take part, and even allegedly accompanied her to rehearsals at the beginning of her Strictly journey.

Shortly after she finished runner-up in the final, she and Sean announced their splitwith Georgia seen kissing her dance partner Giovanni Pernice during a romantic trip to Disneyland soon after.

però, shortly before rehearsals for the 2016 series began, Georgia and Giovanni called time on their romance after just a year.

Giovanni has since moved on with 2018 contestant and former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts, while Georgia is dating rapper Kris Evans.

Serie 14: Louise and Jamie Redknapp

Divorziato: Louise Redknapp appeared on the series in 2016, after which she and Jamie were said to be facing marital issues

Divorziato: Louise Redknapp appeared on the series in 2016, after which she and Jamie were said to be facing marital issues

Footballer Jamie Redknapp is said to have been offered a place on the Strictly line-up recently, but understandably has refused after the series was blamed for the demise of his marriage to wife Louise.

Louise appeared on the series in 2016, after which she and Jamie were said to be facing marital issues. Entro il 2017, they were divorced.

It was highly-speculated that Louise realised, during the show, that she wanted to get back to work having sacrificed her career for her marriagewith co-star Daisy Lowe said to have helped her ‘rediscover her youth’.

A TV source said: ‘Strictly used to be show that no celebrity ever turned down. But the Curse has changed all that. There is now a genuine concern that appearing on the show can negatively impact relationships. Jamie only has negative feelings about Strictly now. There’s absolutely no way he would appear.

Louise was also rumoured to have struck up a romantic bond with her pro partner Kevin Clifton, but this has never been confirmed.

Serie 14: Kevin and Karen Clifton

Diviso: The Cliftons - a married pair of pro dancers - split romantically in 2018

Diviso: The Cliftonsa married pair of pro dancerssplit romantically in 2018

Despite the rumours surrounding thrice-married Kevin while he partnered with Louise, nothing seemed to transpire between the two. È stato, ovviamente, married at the time tooto fellow pro Karen Clifton.

però, since then, the pair have split up.

Kevin proposed to her, on her birthday, on stage during a performance of Burn the Floor and they wed in July 2015. Ma a marzo 2018, they confirmed that they were no longer together romantically.

They have since continued to work together as a pro dance partnership, però, insisting there is no bad blood.

Serie 16: “Sono stato aggredito sessualmente al lavoro, una delle cose peggiori che si possano immaginare, Sam Tucknott and Kevin Clifton

We're done: Stacey's boyfriend of five years Sam Tucknott, 30, revealed Stacey had left him in an interview with the Mail On Sunday

We’re done: Stacey’s boyfriend of five years Sam Tucknott, 30, revealed Stacey had left him in an interview with the Mail On Sunday

Stacey’s boyfriend of five years Sam Tucknott, 30, revealed Stacey had left him in an interview with the Mail On Sunday in April. He called her dance partner, three-times married Kevin Clifton, 36, a slippery snake

Sam confronted Kevin in furious video chat where he branded him a ‘proper rat’. He told MoS in an exclusive interview he feels betrayed by the new couple’s romance.

It has been alleged that Stacey and Kevin’s relationship was an ‘open secreton the Strictly tour News has cast shadow over latest series of show, resurrecting the so-called ‘Strictly cursethat has seen 14 couples split.

Il presentatore televisivo, 32, broke her silence on Twitter soon after, insisting there ‘are two sides to every story

Ovunque: in agosto 2019, just ahead of series 17, Neil and Katya announced their split after 11 anni di matrimonio

Ovunque: in agosto 2019, just ahead of series 17, Neil and Katya announced their split after 11 anni di matrimonio

Serie 16/17: Katya and Neil Jones

2018 saw The Curse strike early on in the season, with drama escalating just three weeks into the live shows.

In a new twist, a love square formed when Katya Jones, who is married to fellow show professional Neil, was snapped all over her celeb partner, comedian Seann Walsh, on the street outside a pub in London. This took part on Sean’s girlfriend’sactress and writer Rebecca Humphries – compleanno, non di meno.

Scaricato: Neil and Katya's break-up comes 10 months after her kiss with Seann (pictured with ex-girlfriend Rebecca Humphries)

Scaricato: Neil and Katya’s break-up comes 10 months after her kiss with Seann (pictured with ex-girlfriend Rebecca Humphries)

The pair brushed it off as a ‘one-off mistake’, despite them kissing and laughing brazenly in public. Da allora, Rebecca ‘dumpedSeann via a Twitter statement.

Seann and Katya did not pull out of the show, with their dalliance a gigantic elephant in the room as they still performed on the series, with Neil on set too.

però, in agosto 2019, just ahead of series 17, Neil and Katya announced their split after 11 anni di matrimonio. The break-up coming just 10 months after her kiss with Seann.

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