Joe Sugg reveals the REAL reason he didn’t attend the NTAs with his girlfriend Dianne Buswell

They celebrated her award afterwards

Dianne Buswell and Joe Sugg

by Anna Sky Hulton |
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Strictly Come Dancing's Dianne Buswell and Joe Sugg confirmed their relationship in December last year, but Joe was nowhere to be seen at last night's National Television Awards. However, Joe has now revealed the real reason that he didn't attend the awards with his award-winning girlfriend, taking to Instagram to explain to his fans.

In an Instagram Story shared overnight, Joe told his fans that last night was his 'One night off', and he had arranged to go out for a meal with his friends before he even knew what the NTAs were! Posting a short video from the restaurant, Joe captioned the video, 'I'm not at the NTAs I haven't seen these losers for months!!and I actually miss them. It's my one day off and we planned to have dinner together before I even know what the NTAs were'. [sic]

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Joe Sugg Instagram ©© Instagram/Joe Sugg

However, whilst he was enjoying his meal, his Strictly Come Dancing girlfriend Dianne Buswell was picking up an NTA, with Strictly Come Dancing winning Best Talent Show. Despite missing the big night, Joe did celebrate last night with Dianne, surprising her with an orange which had a giant sparkler in it. Again sharing the moment on his Instagram Stories, Joe told his girlfriend, "Congratulations! I didn't have a cake, I've got an orange!"

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Joe Sugg Instagram ©© Instagram / Joe Sugg

See the full list of NTA winners:


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Quiz Show

WINNER: The Chase8 Out Of 10 Cats Does CountdownPointlessA League of Their OwnCatchphrase

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TV Presenter

WINNER: Ant & DecHolly WilloughbyPhillip SchofieldGraham NortonBradley Walsh

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Drama Performance

WINNER: Richard Madden as Sgt David Budd - BodyguardMichelle Keegan as L.Cpl Georgie Lane - Our GirlJodie Comer as Villanelle - Killing EveJodie Whittaker as The Doctor - Doctor WhoCillian Murphy as Thomas Shelby - Peaky Blinders

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The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award

**WINNER: I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!**Ant & Dec's Saturday Night TakeawayAll Round To Mrs Brown'sThe Graham Norton ShowLove Island

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Serial Drama Performance

WINNER: Danny Dyer as Mick Carter in EastEndersLucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle in EmmerdaleBonnie Langford as Carmel Kazemi in EastEndersJack P Shepherd as David Platt in Coronation StreetEmma Atkins as Charity Dingle in Emmerdale

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WINNER: Peter Kay's Car ShareJack Whitehall: Travels With My FatherBenidormMrs Brown's BoysThe Big Bang Theory

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Factual Entertainment

WINNER: Paul O'Grady: For The Love Of DogsThe Great British Bake OffGoggleboxAmbulanceDIY SOS: The Big Build

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New Drama

WINNER: BodyguardKilling EveGirlfriendsThe CryA Discovery Of Witches

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WINNER: This MorningGood Morning BritainThe Jeremy Kyle ShowSunday BrunchLoose Women

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WINNER: James Moore as Ryan Stocks in EmmerdaleRicky Champ as Stuart Highway in EastEndersAedan Duckworth as Oliver Morgan in HollyoaksAlexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker in Coronation StreetNeet Mohan as Dr Rashid 'Rash' Masum in Casualty

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TV Judge

WINNER: David Walliams on Britain's Got TalentSimon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent and The X FactorRobert Rinder on Judge RinderRobbie Williams on The X FactorLouis Tomlinson on The X Factor

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Peaky Blinders

UK: TBC, BBC One/US: TBC, NetflixDespite a huge following, all good criminal empires must come to an end, and creator Steven Knight has confirmed that Cillian Murphy's Tommy and his gang will have their televisual swan song this year. There is talk of a follow-up film, though, so this is likely not the last we've seen of the Shelbys.

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Special Recognition

WINNER: David Dimbleby

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Talent Show

WINNER: Strictly Come DancingDancing On IceThe Voice UKThe X FactorBritain's Got Talent

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Serial Drama

WINNER: EmmerdaleCoronation StreetEastEndersHollyoaks

Dermot O'Leary hosted the awards ceremony, which saw Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly pick up the Best Presenter Award yet again - for the 18th year in a row! There was also a fantastic performance from Westlife.

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