Entertainment Strictly's HRVY hugs Janette Manrara as they arrive at rehearsals
Strictly: Oti Mabuse, Katya Jones and Nadiya Bychkova at photocall
They were joined by Dianne Buswell, Luba Mushtuk, Karen Hauer, Amy Dowden, Janette Manrara and Nancy Xu as they wowed in identical dresses.And Strictly Come Dancing professionals Oti Mabuse, Katya Jones and Nadiya Bychkova all looked incredible as they took part in a photocall ahead of the launch.
He is hoping to lift the Glitterball Trophy with Janette Manrara by his side, and is set to make his debut on the Strictly ballroom on Saturday.
And HRVY was seen arriving at rehearsals with his Strictly Come Dancing partner, 36, where they would be working on their Jive, which they will perform to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande, in London on Thursday.
The singer, 21, appeared delighted to see Janette as they shared a hug when they arrived at the studio together for the day's rehearsals.
HRVY put on a casual display for the outing as he paired a simple white shirt with grey jogging bottoms and smart trainers.
Strictly's Janette and Aljaz living apart for first time in 10 years
In order to abide by coronavirus rules, the dancers are forming bubbles with their pairings - meaning Janette is with HRVY while Aljaz will be with Clara Amfo.And Janette Manrara has revealed that she and husband Aljaz Skorjanec, 30, are having to live apart for the first time in 10 years in order to compete in the show.
He kept his personal items in a backpack and could be seen carrying some food and a fizzy drink in one hand, while he also wore a face mask to protect himself after testing positive for coronavirus.
Janette looked stylish in a black logo T-shirt that she tucked into a pair of form-fitting grey leggings that accentuated her slender frame.
The professional dancer wrapped up warm in a chic black jacket and, like HRVY, she wore a black face mask while walking outside.
Other stars were seen at the rehearsal studios, as Katya Jones and Jacqui Smith were also seen making their way inside.
Strictly's Aljaz discusses 'sacrifice' of living away from his wife
The couple are having to live apart for the first time in 10 years so as to abide by coronavirus rules, as the dancers are forming bubbles with their pairings - meaning Janette, 36, is with HRVY while Aljaz will be with Clara Amfo.Clara and Aljaz appeared on Lorraine on Wednesday morning, where he joked that Janette claims 'sometimes the separation can be a good thing', yet insisted it was 'a small sacrifice to make' to appear on the show.
Katya oozed elegance as she wore a black longline coat over a matching turtleneck shirt and leggings, while she boosted her height in thigh-high boots.
Jacqui was seen greeting her dance partner Anton Du Beke outside the rehearsal studios, as the pair shared an embrace before heading inside.
HRVY's outing comes after he and fellow Strictly star Maisie Smith shared a flirty exchange over a post he shared that saw him strip down to his pants in shots for his 2021 calendar.
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Alongside three black and white shots showing himself in a various stages of undress, HRVY wrote: 'fun fact: the window blinds were open and a whole office floor in another building stood and clapped as I got undressed (2021 calendar out now)'.
Yet Maisie , 19, couldn't resist making a cheeky dig at HRVY's lithe physique, commenting: 'Omg you just reminded me my spaghetti's almost done!'
Yet HRVY - real name Harvey Cantwell - was quick to hit back: '@maisiesmithofficial stop flirting, you love spaghetti', to which she teased, 'prefer farfelle tbh'.
The EastEnders actress then compared him to heartthrob Justin Bieber, penning, I think they were clapping coz they mistook u for 2009 JB', to which HRVY cheekily replied, '#onelesslonleygirl'.
Maisie then posted a third comment on the snap, joking: 'The Rock been real quiet since u posted this ..'
Gemma Atkinson cuts a casual figure in a pink corduroy jacket
The actress, 35, was seen exiting The Trafford Centre in Manchester on Saturday, while her dancing husband, Gorka Marquez, is away filming the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. © Provided by Daily Mail Cut a casual figure: Gemma Atkinson showcased her slim physique as she enjoyed a spot of shopping on Saturday with her daughter, Mia, 15 months, and her parents Gemma displayed her slender pins in black skinny jeans which she paired with a denim shirt and corduroy jacket in a strawberry hue. She let her natural beauty shine through with a minimal make-up look, and left her blonde tresses in a straight style.
Maisie wasn't the only member of the Strictly family to rib the singer, with her professional partner Gorka Marquez quipping: '@hrvy do you want to borrow my set of Dumbbells?'
Made In Chelsea's Jamie Laing then joked: 'Is that you changing for the first time?'
HRVY did get some encouragement, however, from his partner Janette Manrara, who quickly commented, 'Okay.... okay....' with a flame emoji.
Maisie and HRVY are the youngest contestants on this year's series of Strictly, and have admitted they are keeping a close eye on each other's progress.
Speaking earlier in the month, Maisie was asked who she thinks her 'biggest competition' could be on the show, to which she revealed: 'I've spoken to HRVY actually, and he said he feels like he's got a bit of competition and I said "Ditto!"
Strictly's Janette Manrara joins Jamie Laing and HRVY at training
This year's stars, including pro Janette and her celebrity partner HRVY, as well as Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing were seen making their way to training ahead of the second live show.So it was no surprise that Strictly Come Dancing duo Janette Manrara and HRVY were in high spirits as they headed to training on Tuesday.
'So, I feel he's my biggest rival! I haven't spoken to anyone yet but I'm looking forward to seeing them all soon.'
Meanwhile, HRVY revealed: 'I messaged Maisie saying, "I guess you're my competition this year then?"
'Obviously everyone's my competition but I saw her on the Children in Need special and she's really good.
'I DM'd her and said it was very average just so she wasn't too big headed about it!'
Maisie won the Children in Need special with Kevin Clifton last year – making her a favourite to win the BBC series.
Strictly Come Dancing airs on Saturday at 7:25pm on BBC One.
Maisie Smith gives a thumbs up as she leaves Strictly: It Takes Two .
The EastEnders star, 19, sported a pretty make-up look while driving off, following her appearance on the Spin-Off show, on Thursday nightAnd, Maisie Smith, 19, gave a thumbs up as she left the Strictly: It Takes Two studios, on Thursday, after a long day of Tango rehearsals with dance partner Gorka Marquez, 30.