Strictly Come Dancing companions Ellie Leach and Vito Coppola have been noticed on a late evening stroll collectively (Picture: SplashNews.com)Strictly Come Dancing stars Ellie Leach and Vito Coppola have been snapped wanting smitten as they took a stroll in Blackpool.
Former Coronation Street actress Ellie, 22, and her skilled associate Vito, 31, have grow to be fan favourites to take out this season.
But behind-the-scenes, the pair have additionally been rumoured to have begun courting after assembly on the BBC dancing collection.
It all started when actress Amanda Abbington labelled them ‘probably the most lovely couple’ just a few weeks in the past, with the pair then seeing kissing one another on the cheek earlier than Ellie later mentioned that they had a ‘love ly friendship’.
While her feedback appeared to have shut down hypothesis sparks had flown between them, the duo had been photographed wanting cosy in Blackpool on Wednesday.
Vito was seen pulling in Ellie for a hug to maintain heat within the chilly as they headed out for the late-night stroll.
The pair had been seen strolling the streets of Blackpool (Picture: SplashNews.com)
They seemed to be having fun with one another’s firm, laughing and smiling collectively (Picture: SplashNews.com)
However it appeared just like the chilly climate dampened their spirits at some factors (Picture: SplashNews.com)In different snaps they had been seen staring into one another’s eyes and smiling.
They had been additionally captured pulling one another into an embrace while laughing.
In addition to their success on their dancefloor, Ellie and Vito’s connection has additionally acquired loads of folks’s consideration, particularly after Amanda appeared to substantiate that that they had grow to be greater than buddies.
The pair have been on the centre of romance rumours for weeks (Picture: BBC)After Amanda referred to them as a ‘lovely couple’ on a social media submit by which Ellie gushed about her expertise on the collection and her associate, Vito later planted a kiss on his associate’s cheek on reside TV, including additional gasoline to the rumours.
They had been later seen wanting extraordinarily shut whereas rehearsing one among their routines.
However earlier this week Ellie insisted they had been simply buddies after Vito positioned his palms on her cheek and kissed her twice after their week 5 Paso doble.
‘It was solely a kiss on the cheek. He provides me a kiss on the cheek each Saturday! It was positively on the cheek,’ she advised OK! Magazine.
They are additionally effectively on their technique to making it to the finale (Picture: PA)‘We actually, actually get alongside and now we have a love ly friendship. I hope we are able to proceed that.’
She added: ‘We’ve acquired a very good relationship the place we type of know what the opposite wants.’
After a five-year relationship, Ellie cut up from her boyfriend again in May after he cheated on her.
While she mentioned the betrayal was ‘upsetting’, now was the ‘excellent time to place my all into Strictly and provides that 500%’
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday at 6.40pm on BBC One.
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