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Entertainment Exclusive: Strictly's Neil Jones and Alex Scott break silence on those romance rumours

18:50  20 october  2019
18:50  20 october  2019 Source:   hellomagazine.com

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"We've had that a lot," Alex says. "From the moment we were paired it’ s like, look at those two, Harry and Meghan." Neil jokes they could even get jobs as © Provided by Hola S .L. – Hello Magazines alex - scott -hello- exclusive The former couple were together for 11 years and married for six before

"We've had that a lot," Alex says. "From the moment we were paired it’ s like, look at those two, Harry and Meghan." Neil jokes they could even get jobs as © Provided by Hola S .L. – Hello Magazines alex - scott -hello- exclusive The former couple were together for 11 years and married for six before

Alex Scott et al. posing for a picture: Hello! Magazine © @Copyright HELLO! Hello! Magazine They've been dubbed the Harry and Meghan of Strictly Come Dancing – and, in an exclusive photoshoot and interview with HELLO!, ex-England lioness Alex Scott and her pro-dancer partner Neil Jones say they are happy to embrace their uncanny likeness to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

"We've had that a lot," Alex says. "From the moment we were paired it’s like, look at those two, Harry and Meghan." Neil jokes they could even get jobs as royal lookalikes. "If things don’t work out for you and I don’t work out as a dancer, you never know," he tells Alex with a laugh. The chemistry between the retired England and Arsenal footballer and Neil is obvious and their friendship has led to speculation that their on-screen chemistry has spilled over into real life.

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Alex echoed Neil ’ s point, saying: ‘I’m single but it’ s not like I need to find someone. ‘I like things to happen organically and if someone comes into my You go girl! Placing fourth on the leaderboard after * that * amazing Charleston, it’ s hard to believe that just one week ago Alex and Neil had been lucky

Strictly Come Dancing couple respond to romance rumours . Strictly ' s Kevin Clifton breaks silence on reports Alex Scott doesn't like dancing with Neil Jones . Strictly ' s Alex Scott looks chic in a LBD as she joins pro partner Neil . And Alex Scott and Neil Jones shared each other' s

Alex Scott et al. sitting in a chair: alex-and-neil-jones-pose-together-hello-exclusive © Provided by Hola S.L. – Hello Magazines alex-and-neil-jones-pose-together-hello-exclusive "There’s nothing on our minds but the show – we don’t have time to think about anything else," says Neil, who split from his wife, fellow Strictly pro Katya, in August. "I’m single but I haven’t even thought about dating. Coming out of a long-term relationship I’m just focusing on Strictly." Adds Alex: "I’m single but it’s not like I need to find someone. I like things to happen organically and if someone comes into my life and we get on, then great. It’s not like I need to go searching for it."

Neil, 37, is still close to 30-year-old Katya and the pair, who are Latin American world champions, run a dance school together in Hampshire. Fans have expressed concern for Katya, who is partnered with BBC sports presenter Mike Bushell and recently burst into tears during the show, but Neil says: "In their rehearsals they kept going wrong and Mike kept missing steps so when they danced that quickstep and he nailed it from beginning to end, that was her letting go and going: ‘Wow, you did it.’ We all felt it.

Strictly Come Dancing couple respond to romance rumours

  Strictly Come Dancing couple respond to romance rumours Strictly Come Dancing couple respond to romance rumoursBut one couple who have firmly denied any romance rumours this year are former footballer Alex Scott and her professional partner Neil Jones, who say that they are too "immersed" in the show to even think about love.

Strictly Come Dancing contestant Alex Scott and her pro partner Neil Jones have denied rumours of a romance behind the scenes, saying " that stuff hasn't even entered our thoughts". Their on-screen chemistry has prompted speculation among viewers

After impressing in week 5 of Strictly Come Dancing, Alex Scott and Neil Jones were told by Shirley Ballas that they have good chemistry and that there was a 'lovely dynamic' between the two of them.

"Katya and I are still really good friends. We’ve been dancing together for 11 years. She’s supportive, I’m supportive to her. We’re in a really good place."

Alex Scott in a white shirt: alex-scott-hello-exclusive © Provided by Hola S.L. – Hello Magazines alex-scott-hello-exclusive The former couple were together for 11 years and married for six before announcing their separation in August. They posted a joint statement to both of their Instagram accounts which said, in part: "We will always love each other, just in a different way as friends. This will never change what a great team we make and we are really proud of everything we have achieved together."

Earlier this year, prior to his split from Katya, Neil opened up about his desire to have a celebrity partner in this series. "I am happy with whatever happens but of course I would love to have a celebrity partner," he told HELLO!. "It is nice as each year the support gets stronger and stronger. There is that one day when the pros go into the room and meet all the celebrities and I've felt that a bit. The celebrities have sometimes said: 'So, who do you hope to dance with?' I say: 'I don't get anyone,' and they are like: 'Oh, okay,' while I think I wish I did."

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© Provided by Hello! neil - jones - alex - scott -dancing Alex Scott and Neil Jones have been voted off Strictly Come Dancing. He continued: "Of course I was there to teach you to dance but you taught me sooooo much more and the biggest lesson I learnt was to always be myself and never change.

Magazine Strictly Come Dancing star Kevin Clifton has addressed the recent reports which suggested contestant Alex Scott was unhappy reuniting with original partner Neil Jones . The professional dancer, who stepped in for Neil twice this series, was asked about the claims during his appearance on

For more exclusive photos and interviews with Neil and Alex, pick up a copy of this week's HELLO! out on Monday 21 October.

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Strictly's Kevin Clifton breaks silence on reports Alex Scott doesn't like dancing with Neil Jones .
Strictly Come Dancing professional Kevin Clifton has addressed the reports which suggested Alex Scott was unhappy dancing with partner Neil Jones again"She was saying when it all happened, 'I just want to enjoy my time on Strictly, I got to dance with two of the Strictly pros,'" he added. "The next thing we know it's, 'Alex Scott has kicked off'. Everyone was like, 'What?'" The report claimed that Alex preferred to dance with Kevin, who she was paired up with for two weeks while Neil was injured, and that she felt she and Kevin have more "chemistry" on the dance floor.

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