Kai Widdrington breaks silence following reports of Strictly romance with Nadiya Bychkova

Andrea Caamano

Kai Widdrington has been the subject of many romance rumors over the past few months. During the last season of Come dance strictlyit has been suggested that the professional dancer and his partner, AJ Oduduwere more than friends and now many are convinced that he and Nadiya Bytchkova have been together for a few months.

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Ever since Nadiya’s split from her fiancé Matija Škarabot was announced and the two dancers were linked, Kai has remained silent on his Instagram feed – until Tuesday.

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This week, after five days without posting to his social media profile, the dancer shared an image of himself taken during Come dance strictly‘s Worldwide Tour Arena in Leeds, alongside partner Maisie Smith.

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“Leeds we are here and ready to go @maisiesmithofficial @strictlycomedancinglive,” he simply wrote, celebrating their first night in the new city and ignoring all romance rumors.


Kai shared a new photo alongside tour partner Maisie Smith

The position was quickly appreciated by many of his Strictly colleagues, including Oti Mabuse, Gorka Marquez and Nadiya.

Responding to the comments, fans showered them with praise. “You were both amazing together in Birmingham,” one wrote, while another added: “You both look unreal.”

In his stories, Kai also celebrated some very good news alongside his friends from Strictly, the return of dancer Nikita Kuzmin.


The dancer competed alongside AJ Odudu in the latest series of the hit BBC dance show

Nikita was forced to miss the first shows of the tour after testing positive for Covid-19.

The professional dancer announced the news on his social media accounts where he shared a photo of himself and his dance partner Tilly Ramsay after their steamy Paso Doble during the series, alongside some selfies of himself holding tests of lateral flow. The star looked devastated in the photos he shared, pouting in one of the snaps as he donned a gray hoodie.

“So sad to miss part of the Strictly Live Tour, but unfortunately I tested Positive for COVID-19,” he wrote at the time.

“Blessings to all the amazing Strictly Cast. I’ll be back as soon as possible :)”

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