Lorraine Kelly branded Katya Jones a “dafty” as she grilled the Strictly Come Dancing professional on the fallout from her kiss with dance partner Seann Walsh. The dancer, who is married to fellow Strictly star Neil Jones, was photographed kissing Walsh, who was in a relationship with actress Rebecca Humphries, outside a London pub in October. Kelly didn’t hold back as she quizzed Katya and her husband on the impact of the scandal on this morning’s episode of Lorraine. “What were you thinking, you dafty? What was going on, was it just too much booze, what happened?” she asked. Katya looked embarrassed at the question, answering: “Just silly me isn’t it.” Describing the media storm that ensued as “really shocking,” she agreed when Kelly suggested that Strictly brings contestants “very close to someone very quickly,” telling the host: “Probably. I always say it’s like living a small life within … [Read more...] about Lorraine Kelly brands Katya Jones a ‘dafty’ for kissing Seann Walsh
LORRAINE viewers were left cringing today during an awkward interview with Neil and Katya Jones about the Strictly kiss scandal. The couple - who came on to promote their new dance show - insisted they've moved on from the sorry affair and think the public overreacted. Katya was caught on camera snogging her celebrity dance partner Seann Walsh behind her husband's back on a boozy night out. It led to calls for them to be scrapped from the family show after Seann's girlfriend Rebecca Humphries accused the comedian of "controlling" behaviour. He had spent the night boozing in a pub with Katya on the night of the snog - which just so happened to be Rebecca's birthday. Facing the music on today's ITV show months on from the drama, Neil and Katya put on a united front amid rumours their relationship has suffered. Strictly Come Dancing star Seann Walsh is caught snogging married dance pro Katya Jones in the street But viewers weren't convinced and slammed the appearance. One said: "Oh God, … [Read more...] about Lorraine viewers slam awkward interview with Neil and Katya Jones as they insist they’ve moved on from Seann Walsh kiss – and think the public overreacted
Lorraine Kelly has slammed Strictly Come Dancing star Katya Jones for snogging Seann Walsh. The Strictly professional and her celebrity partner were embroiled in a kissing scandal after being caught locking lips in the street. In her first TV interview alongside husband Neil since the scandal, Katya admitted she was stunned by the reaction and focused on keeping her marriage together. She said: "I think it took a few days. I didn’t realise either was going to be so hyped up. It was quite shocking really. We just tried not to look on the outside. We tried to keep it all together here." Hitting back, presenter Lorraine asked: "What were you thinking you dafty?" Red-faced Katya nervously replied "silly me" as an awkward atmosphere filled the studio. Turning to Neil, Lorraine claimed it "must have been really embarrassing" and asked if he was annoyed. Neil replied: "For me it was a major shock. I appreciate that Katya told me. I found out before it came out. "Strictly were fantastic … [Read more...] about Lorraine slams ‘dafty’ Katya Jones as Neil reveals reaction to Strictly snog
KATYA Jones was voted out of Strictly Come Dancing with comedian partner Seann Walsh after a controversial spell on the show. The two came under fire after The Sun On Sunday exclusively revealed shocking pictures of them kissing in public. Who is Katya Jones, how old is she and what is her background? Katya Jones, 29, is a pro dancer who was born Ekaterina Andreevna Sokolova in St Petersburg, Russia, to a Korean mother and Russian businessman father. She started dancing when she was just six years old and then formed a partnership with her fellow dancer - and now husband - Neil Jones in 2008. Together they won the World Professional Latin Showdance Championships in 2015 - and they are also four times undefeated British National Professional Champions. Speaking ahead of the 2016 series, the Russian dancer said: "I am so privileged to be joining Strictly Come Dancing. "I know it is extremely intense, but so am I! I am fierce, fabulous, and would love to … [Read more...] about Who is Strictly dancer Katya Jones, who’s her husband and what happened in the kiss scandal with Seann Walsh?
Katya Jones, 29, who was recently confirmed to appear in the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing later this year, was caught up in a kissing scandal with comedian Seann Walsh, 33, despite the pair being in relationships with other people. However, a former Strictly contestant has spilled the details of where the castmates were when the photos of the pair went viral. Capital Radio DJ Vick Hope, 29, who appeared on the dance competition in 2018, revealed she was in the pub with Katya and her husband Neil Jones, 36, as well as her own parents, when the pictures emerged online. She told The Sun: “It was Saturday night of movie week. We’d just finished the show and it had all gone well – then the news came out while we were in the bar afterwards, so we were all together when we saw it. “Katya was there with her husband, so we were all like, ‘Oh, s**t!’” Vick added: “I was with my mum and dad, so I just thought I best look after them and … [Read more...] about Katya Jones: Strictly co-star reveals AWKWARD moment contestants learnt of Seann snog