Strictly’s Graeme Swann hits out at ‘office bullying’ as co-star Danny John-Jules is engulfed in struggle row


GRAEME Swann has stated there isn’t a place for bullying within the office after his Strictly Come Dancing co-star Danny John-Jules was on the centre of reviews a few row with associate Amy Dowden.

The skilled dancer has since stated she “by no means felt threatened” by the Pink Dwarf star as she addressed their conflict.

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Swann stated: “I haven’t spoken to him about that. You already know you don’t get to see folks with their dance companions by way of the week, provided that they’re within the subsequent studio to you.

“All I do know is that Amy’s a unbelievable lady.”

He added: “I haven’t seen Danny so I haven’t spoken to him, haven’t seen Amy both. I hope there’s no fact in it as a result of bullying within the office, there’s no place for that.”

John-Jules and Dowden reportedly had a disagreement within the dance studio on Wednesday, which led to Dowden strolling out of a session, earlier than resolving the row and returning to coaching.

A supply has denied claims that John-Jules was given a “closing warning”.

Danny left Amy in tears after an intense coaching session earlier this week

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The duo have set the report straight concerning the row, with John-Jules joking that he would by no means “argue with a Welshwoman”.

Showing on Strictly: It Takes Two on Friday, Dowden, 27, stated: “Issues did get a little bit bit intense the opposite day in rehearsal, however you already know what, we took a half-hour break after which acquired straight to it.

“I by no means felt bullied or threatened by Danny, I actually wish to get this man to Blackpool, after which to the ultimate.”

Pink Dwarf and Demise In Paradise star John-Jules, 58, added: “All I can let you know is that the one cause I’m right here, this far, is due to Amy, and I’d by no means chunk the hand that feeds me.”

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Swann revealed he has beforehand clashed together with his personal skilled associate, Oti Mabuse.

He stated: “We’ve solely had one row. We’ve had one fallout. I feel it was Thursday earlier than the jive.

“And there’s a bit that she put in earlier within the week saying ‘I’m placing this in’. I couldn’t do it and I labored tirelessly for days to ensure I may do it, after which she tried to take it out as a result of I used to be garbage at it.

“And I acquired actually offended and demanded it’s saved in. And we ended up having a blazing row and she or he stormed out and left me feeling actually silly and sheepish inside.

“I’m horrible in fights, particularly with girls, as a result of I say issues that I instantly remorse and apologise mid-argument and so I went straight to the kitchen and made her a inexperienced tea and we hugged and it was all nice.

“And on the Saturday once we nailed the jive after I was wearing full pink, her new jive fairly than the one which I tousled, it was all smiles.


“However simply to wind her up, I began jiving in entrance of her the opposite day and put my outdated transfer again in it and I assumed she was going to kill me on the spot. It was nice.”

Swann, who carried out a salsa to Comply with The Chief by Soca Boys on Saturday night time, stated the coaching has left him in the perfect form of his life.

He stated: “I’m right down to the dimensions and weight I used to be after I was about 19 which is unimaginable often because I’d kissed these days goodbye.

“I truly acquired a pair of denims out of the drawer the opposite day that I’d purchased by mistake about two years in the past and so they had been a 32 inch waist and I attempted them on and there was about an inch too little material.

“Simply out of curiosity I attempted them on final week and I had an inch to spare in them. So the transformation has been unimaginable.

“I’ve misplaced about two-and-a-half stone, I really feel unbelievable. Dare I say it, after a twig tan it’s the perfect I’ve ever regarded as nicely.”

Strictly Come Dancing continues on Sunday on BBC One at 7.50pm.

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