SERIOUS Come Dance stars Nadiya Bychkova and Kai Widdrington have been dating for months.
In photos obtained exclusively by The Sun, the Ukrainian girl looks super cozy with her lover Brit as they check into a hotel together for the dance show’s annual tour.
We can reveal that the couple – who previously said they are “just good friends” – are understood to have started dating after she split from football last year Matija Skarabotfather with her daughter, years, months ago.
This week, they were seen waiting for their co-stars 15 minutes before hooking up – in an attempt to avoid detection.
Kai, 26, who participated in Serious last year, brushed off Nadiya, 32, as he carried her bag into the Dakota in Leeds.
A source said: ‘It was difficult at first but now they can’t help it – they are very close. Kai was outside the hotel for about 15 minutes and waited until everyone else in the touring group had checked in – but Nadiya left at the same time after that.
“She gave him her bag, and together they went into a room. Obviously they are a niche item. “
Another viewer said: “Kai and Nadiya don’t seem to be hiding anything about their relationship – they’re a couple like any other.”
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Nadiya, who collaborated with BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker on the previous series, became increasingly close to Kai, who was dancing with presenter AJ Odudu.
An insider explained: “Nadiya and Kai have amazing chemistry and a very strong friendship.
“From the first week, they connected and were always laughing and messing around. Nadiya and Matija actually broke up months ago and apparently, Nadiya confided in Dan at the time. Kai, meanwhile, is also brilliant and she confided in him throughout the film. ”
They added that she “remains a loving fellow mother to Matija”.
However, sources say that Matija is angered by recent reports of their split and is contemplating a trip to the UK for negotiations.
A friend said: “He is in Slovenia, lives with her mother and their child, so it is a bit cold.
“He is very understanding but it seems recent developments have angered him somewhat – and he wants to come back for a proper challenge about the future.
“Matija is bound by football. He has also been playing in Italy recently, but he is frustrated with the way Nadiya behaves while he deals with things at home. ”
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