It could be the most welcome outing for the Strictly ‘curse’ ever, if it turned out to be true.
For someone whose life is so routinely shared with an audience of millions, YouTuber and Instagram phenomenon Joe Sugg has been conspicuously coy about his relationship status.
Apart from a short-lived romance with Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards there has been no mention of a special someone in Joe’s life.
Unless Tess Daly knows something we don’t.
As the pair breathlessly waited for the judges’ verdict on their wildly ambitious ‘Jump Around’ street dance, Tess remarked about Strictly professional Dianne Buswell “she’s showing you off.”
As viewers in their hundreds quickly observed, you can’t show off something that isn’t yours. Could Joe and Dianne have become partners off the dance floor as well as on?
Joe, at least for now, denies the claims
While fans were convinced they saw the tell-tale signs of romance when the pair appear on It Takes Two earlier in the week, Joe reckons he and the 29-year-old Aussie are too busy practising to find time for romance.
There’s undeniable chemistry between the pair. Could they be more than friends?
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Reports that the pair were “snogging like teenagers” after Strictly’s Blackpool show last week is news to YouTube star Joe, 27. He said: “There’s nothing in it. If we were dating, everyone would see it.
There seemed to be a definite spark on It Takes Two
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“It would be very visible. I heard the rumours about us snogging in Blackpool. That was interesting to see. To be honest we haven’t got time to think about that stuff.
“I’m much more focussed on dancing than anything else.”
One Twitter user posted a pic of the couple and urged those looking for love to, "Get someone who looks at you the way dbuzz6589 looks at Joe_Sugg ".
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Sunday night on BBC1.
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