Caroline Flack and AJ Pritchard spotted ‘KISSING’ backstage at the NTAs 😱

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Caroline Flack & AJ Pritchard

by Emma Dodds |
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Awards season is well and truly and upon us - and whilst the Golden Globes and the Oscars are fantastic to watch for the glitz and glam of Hollywood, there's only one awards ceremony worth watching for the sheer DRAMA.

Yep, you guessed it - the National Television Awards (AKA the NTAs), which took place last night (22nd Jan) at The O2 London Arena, with Dermot O'Leary returning as the host for the 10th time in a row.

Whilst there was all the usual antics with people speaking at the wrong time, Danny Dyer dropping the F-bomb (what did we expect, really) and Ant and Dec winning Best Presenter for the 18th year in a row - it's what goes on at the after party that's REALLY juicy.

And according to Metro.co.uk, Love Island host and former Strictly Come Dancing winner Caroline Flack was allegedly spotted kissing none other than AJ Pritchard - a current professional dancer on the show.

The 39-year-old was spotted with the 24-year-old dancer at the bar, and a source told the publication, "AJ had his arm around Caroline at the bar, and they didn’t care who saw."

This comes after Caroline's well-publicised on-off relationship with former Apprentice star Andrew Brady - who she was briefly engaged to before they called it off following speculation that he'd cheated on her.

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Caroline Flack and AJ Pritchard

Official news on whether these two are dating is yet to be confirmed, but 2014 Strictly winner Caroline Flack was spotted kissing professional dancer AJ Pritchard at the 2019 NTAs.

After their reconciliation, they were then spotted having a very public argument in a restaurant, with many onlookers reporting that things became incredibly heated between the pair before Caroline stormed out.

AJ was linked to his Strictly partner The Saturdays singer Mollie King during their time on the show last year - and whilst they dodged dating rumours throughout the Strictly schedule, they appeared to confirm a romance of sorts, although it didn't last long.

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