Michelle Visage weighs in on Strictly’s Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice romance claims

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Strictly star Ranvir Singh says rumours she is dating dance partner Giovanni Pernice have done “good things” for her reputation but are sadly untrue.

And as she collected the Ally Award at last night’s ceremony, Giovanni’s former dance partner Michelle Visage confirmed there was no romance between the pair – just great showmanship.

Michelle, who was on Strictly last year, said: “I talk to him nearly every day, it’s definitely for telly.”

Speaking after judge Shirley Ballas commended the pair’s “passion”, Michelle added: “They look great together, but they are definitely just friends.

“You have to sell a dance when you’re out there and these professional dancers are the best actors on the planet.”

Ranvir and Giovanni have been at the centre of romance rumours in recent weeks
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