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.


    "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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