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AJ Odudu has admitted that her routine with Strictly Come Dancing partner Kai Widdington is full of “passion” and “romance”.
The 33-year-old TV presenter and 26-year-old dancer is heating up the dance floor with her scintillating performance.
talking to Sun, AJ revealed how Kai has been teaching him to act and said that there has been a lot of ‘chemistry’ between them.
Steamy: AJ Odudu Admits Her Routine With Strictly Come Dancing Partner Kai Widdington Is Filled With ‘Passion’ And ‘Romance’
She said: ‘Okay, so Kai is not only teaching me how to dance, but he’s also teaching me to act. There’s a lot of passion, a lot of chemistry, a lot of romance, it’s thrilling!
‘And in practice I couldn’t look at Kai without bursting into laughter. But now hopefully come Saturday night, I’ll see her eye to eye, watch with love and it’s going to be amazing. But it’s weird!’
‘For many people, it can be difficult to get up close and personal with someone you’ve just met, AJ said, adding that her mind is focused on completing the routine without even thinking about it.’
AJ said that while she doesn’t worry about getting up close and personal with someone she’s just met, her mind is completely focused on making the right moves.
Impressive: TV presenter, 33, and dancer, 26, are heating up the dancefloor with their stellar performances
Kai describes AJ as a ‘dream student’ and says that both are ‘very ambitious’ and inspired.
AJ recently revealed that she still feels the ‘pressure’ of live shows despite her incredible dance routine on the show.
Her concern may have come as a shock to Strictly fans, who may have sensed the chemistry between her and professional dancer Kai, who was heard telling her after a recent performance: ‘I love you’ So much’.
Because of Dave Arch and his orchestra, the audience is unable to hear it in real time.
Interview: Speaking to The Sun, AJ reveals how Kai has been teaching him to act and says there’s a lot of ‘chemistry’ between them
In a clip shared on the BBC’s Strictly Instagram, Kai can be heard praising AJ for his efforts following The Bodyguard-inspired American Smooth last Saturday.
He can be heard saying: ‘Oh, I love you! I love you so much!’
The mates have reportedly come close during their tough hours of training together and have ‘really hit it’.
Every week, the show releases ‘Secret Mike’ audio that shows what the contestants say to each other on the dance floor.
This comes after a source told The Sun that ‘sparks are flying between the pair’ and ‘romance is 100 percent on the cards’.
She said: ‘Okay, so Kai is not only teaching me how to dance, but he’s also teaching me to act. There’s a lot of passion, a lot of chemistry, a lot of romance, it’s thrilling!’
Kai, 29, is single after splitting from his five-year-old dancer girlfriend Giulia Dotta earlier this summer.
Meanwhile AJ recently said she has unsuccessfully tried dating apps after struggling to find a mate, adding: ‘I don’t meet anyone except on TV shows’.
A source said: ‘Everyone is talking about the spark flying between AJ and Kai backstage. Whenever they are together it is very emotional and intense.
‘They are both single and have really hit it off and everyone on the show is saying it is only a matter of time.
‘They’re always laughing and flirting – romance is 100 percent on the cards. Kai is totally like AJ. He has a lot of pranks and that too has been blown away by him.’
Representatives for AJ and Kai have been contacted by MailOnline for a comment, while a representative for Strictly declined to comment.
She said: ‘I practically couldn’t see Kai without bursting into laughter. But now hopefully come Saturday night, I will see her eye-to-eye, look at her with love and…