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Strictly's Vito Coppola tells Ellie Leach she reminds him of fairytale princess

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Strictly’s Vito Coppola tells Ellie Leach she reminds him of fairytale princess as romance rumours intensify

Strictly Come Dancing professional Vito Coppola likened his partner Ellie Leach to a princess during Saturday night’s live show, as rumours of a romance between the two intensify.

The pair performed a Quickstep to “Belle” from Beauty and the Beast for musicals week on 2 December and in preparation for their routine, they watched the Disney film.

The former Coronation Street actress told her partner: “I really love the fact that Belle’s not scared to be herself.”

He replies: “She reminds me of you. Very nice, very kind to everyone, as you are.”

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