Kevin Clifton thinks he’s “public enemy number one” after his romance with Stacey Dooley was revealed.
The Strictly Come Dancing professional was partnered with the TV presenter on the last series of the BBC competition, which they won, but soon it was revealed that they had fell victim to the Strictly Curse.
Many a celebrity and dancer have gotten together after partnering up for the dancing show, and in the case of Dooley, she ended her five-year relationship with personal trainer Sam Tucknott to be with Clifton.
“I seem to be public enemy number one at the moment,” Clifton told the Sun. “I’ll get blamed for the Meghan Markle baby as well.”
The dancer and presenter have made their romance public and appeared at various events together as well as being papped out and about.
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This is after Dooley’s ex had publicly attacked Clifton by claiming their break up was down to him and the “sleazy” show.
“I have no respect for Kevin whatsoever,” Tucknott told the Sun. “He comes out and says it’s all ‘strictly business’. He’s a full-on p***k. I’ve tried to meet him since to get closure but he won’t do it.
“Had it been one of the other dancers she got with, fair enough. But it stings that much more because of what he’s been like and how he’s renowned.”
The BBC Three presenter responded on Twitter saying: “Anyone with any adult life experience knows there are 2 sides to every story. I haven’t got the time or energy to correct some of the utter nonsense I’ve read on here.
“Re Sam, I loved him v much and only wish him happiness and success going forward.”