Strictly Come Dancing’s Nadiya Bychkova walked out without her engagement ring as she returned to her hotel with rumored love Kai Widdrington on Tuesday night.
The dancers are currently taking part in the live tour of the BBC Ballroom Show and both looked giddy with excitement as they arrived side by side at the Dakota Hotel in Leeds.
It comes amid reports that Nadiya, 32, and Kai, 26, are “great together” after her split from fiancé Matija Škarabot.
Giddy: Strictly Come Dancing’s Nadiya Bychkova walked out without her engagement ring as she returned to her hotel with alleged love interest Kai Widdrington on Tuesday night
Nadiya – who was not wearing her engagement ring – looked typically chic in a leather jacket.
She wore her blonde hair loose and added height to her frame in black heels.
Gone: The star’s engagement ring was missing while she was dating Kai
Meanwhile, Kai finished, layering a plaid shirt under a hooded jacket.
The pair were first seen heading to the same hotel a night earlier, with a viewer telling The Sun: “Kai and Nadiya didn’t seem to be secretive about their relationship at all – they’re a couple like any other.”
Another added: “Kai stood outside the hotel for about 15 minutes and waited for everyone else in the tour group to check in – but Nadiya arrived shortly after.”
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Nadiya and Kai for comment.
The newspaper adds that ‘Nadiya and Matija actually broke up months ago’ and footballer Matija is ‘furious’ with recent reports regarding their love life.
Beaming: The dancers looked giddy with excitement as they arrived side by side at the Dakota Hotel in Leeds
Before: The star is pictured wearing the engagement ring in a May 2021 post
Side by side: The supposed couple strolled side by side in the city center and seemed delighted to be in each other’s company
Last week, The Sun claimed Nadiya and Kai’s behavior had “raised eyebrows” behind the scenes.
A source told the publication, “Nadiya is incredibly attractive and it certainly raised some eyebrows.”
Split: The newspaper adds that ‘Nadiya and Matija (pictured) actually split months ago’ and footballer Matija is ‘furious’ at recent reports about their love life
The newspaper also claims the couple dined together in Birmingham while on tour earlier this week.
A bystander claims they walked to a bar and chatted for two hours before returning to the hotel.
The TV personality immersed himself in intense rehearsals for the tour this week, after his celebrity co-star on last year’s show, Dan Walker, 44, became “a pillar of strength and support”. after his breakup.
The dancer is single after ending her engagement to Slovenian footballer Matija, 33, as MailOnline exclusively revealed this month.
Warming up: The dancers are currently on the BBC prom show live tour and sources now say the pair are ‘very good together’ and have ‘been dating for months’
Single: The dancer is single after ending her engagement to Slovenian footballer Matija, 33, as exclusively revealed by MailOnline this month
On Wednesday, it was revealed that her 2021 series partner, BBC Breakfast host Dan, had been there for her during the split.
Sources close to the stunning dancer have revealed that she opened up to Dan after coming to terms with the fact that her long-distance relationship with Matija was no longer working.
Dan has been married to his wife Sarah for 21 years and the couple have three children.
A source told MailOnline: ‘Dan and Nadiya have such a great bond and he has been a pillar of strength and support for her after the split with Matija.
“The bond between them started during Strictly, leaving the cast and crew surprised at how close they’ve become. They were literally inseparable and got along so well and it continues even now that the series is over.
Another source added: ‘Dan supported Nadiya with everything, including her breakup, which only made their partnership stronger.
“He even bonded with his mother and daughter, who really enjoyed watching them dance together on Strictly.
“Dan and Nadiya have a deep and special bond, which has really helped her move on with her new life after the separation.”
Close: Nadiya immersed herself in intense rehearsals for the tour this week, after her celebrity partner from last year’s series, Dan Walker, 44, became a “pillar of strength and support” after his split