STRICTLY fans were shocked tonight as Adam Peaty appeared to “try to kiss” his dance partner Katya Jones.
Katya Jones and Adam Peaty got VERY close in their dance performanceCredit: BBC
Adam appeared to lean in – but Katya backed offCredit: BBC
One viewer said: “Definitely looked like Adam and Katya were about to kiss at the end of that performance.”
Another added: “Adam full had to snap himself out of a kiss at the end there. We all saw.”
“Katya needs to remember is that Adam is in a relationship!!!.” reminded one fan.
Someone else said: “Katya and Adam have definitely done more than just dance together – no way have they not lol.”
Another said: “Adam and katya almost just kissed… guys ur on national tv.”
One suggested: “Think Adam got caught up in it at the end.”
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This week Olympic swimmer Adam revealed he missed his son’s first birthday due to filming of the BBC show.
His absence didn’t go down well with his Welsh girlfriend, who is mum to their one-year-old boy George.
The 26-year-old admitted: “It didn’t go down too well but that’s the difficult thing when you do this, everyone has to understand.”
Adam and artist Eiri met on Tinder at the beginning of 2020 and within months were expecting their son.
Ten months later she announced she’d split from Neil Jones.
Speaking to Betfair Casino, body language expert Darren Stanton said of Adam and Katya: “There’s very interesting energy between these two and I think they do have a good rapport and a deep connection.
“It’s quite essential in dance to be completely comfortable with someone being in what we call your personal proximity zone.
“The couple seem completely comfortable in their own skin and I think this is a couple that we could also see go far. as they have a natural affinity with each other and the ability to work very hard and exude confidence and sparks.”
Since ending her marriage, Katya has kept her romantic life under wraps.
The pair, who married in 2013, confirmed the break-up on Instagram.
In a joint statement, they said: “Hi everyone. As our fans and loyal supporters you are really important to us and so we wanted to let you know some news. After 11 years we have made the mutual decision to separate.”
Katya recently revealed she had an impromptu sex session with a lover in the woods.
The Russian dancer said they romped in the open air as it was too uncomfortable to bonk on the back seat of their car.
Asked if she’d had sex outside, she said: “I’ve crossed that one out . . . it was in the woods.
“We were driving and stopped and then . . . hiding behind the car. It’s uncomfortable in the car. I tried, but we went outside.”
Katya refused to name the ex involved.
Adam Peaty was unable to celebrate his son’s birthday due to Strictly commitmentsCredit: Instagram/@adam_peaty/
Adam and artist girlfriend Eiri Munro met on Tinder at the beginning of 2020Credit: Splash