Strictly Come Dancing contestants chant 'kiss' at Mollie King and AJ Pritchard as romance rumours spread

Things were a little awkward on the BBC show

Jack Shepherd
Sunday 26 November 2017 11:02
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Contestants chant for Mollie King and AJ Pritchard to kiss on Strictly Come Dancing

Every year, rumours spread like wildfire about Strictly Come Dancing contestants hooking up with their respected partners. Sometimes they prove true, others are just nonsense.

Despite insisting she’s still single, fans haven’t stopped speculating that Mollie King may be romantically involved with dancing partner AJ Pritchard.

Appearing on last night’s show, the duo danced the quickstep to the Rihanna single ‘Umbrella’, receiving glowing praise from the judges.

Heading upstairs to be with the other contestants, their score — 31 — was revealed, everyone around them chanting "Kiss! Kiss! Kiss” loudly, leading to a slightly awkward moment.

"They really are all shouting 'kiss'," presenter Claudia Winkleman said to the pair, adding: “They’d all like it.”

The dancing duo weren’t the only ones chanted at over the evening, Susan Calman and Kevin Clifton receiving the same treatment — but they jokingly caved into the pressure.

Mollie and AJ have been asked countless times about their relationship. The Saturday’s singer was recently asked what her response to AJ asking her out would be, answering: "I can't tell you that! I have to see if he does! Who knows?”

Read our recap of the episode here and find out the results of the episode tonight [26 November] on BBC One.

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