Strictly Come Dancing’s Artem Chigvintsev DENIES that he “kicked and shoved” Fern Britton

This isn't what we expect from the lovely dancing show!

Fern Britton

by Rosie Gizauskas |
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Imagine our surprise when we found out this week that Fern Britton and Artem Chigvintsev’s* Strictly Come Dancing* relationship wasn’t exactly the flowers and rainbows dream that we imagined it to be.

Well, according to Fern, anyway. She says that their relationship was actually quite testing.

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    "He would look at my feet and just kick me or shove me. He was like, 'Shut your face. Go home before I kill you,” she said.

    "I would say, 'Oh please just kill me, it would be easier.' Or what was his other one? 'If you go for a cup of tea now, I will blow off like an atomic bomb.' I thought, well I won't correct him on that one.”

    We wouldn’t have either.

    But now Artem has denied the claims.

    “I believe I treated Fern with respect and genuine care, and these claims about me are the opposite of everything I believe in and the person I am,” Artem said, according to The Mirror.

    "I cannot imagine what has prompted such statements which come as a shock to me. I just want to thank all my fans and friends for their support and belief in me."

    Well, this is weird. But really, why would Fern have made that up?

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