BBC Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Odudu breaks silence on relationship with Kai Widdrington

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BBC Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Odudu has broken his silence on his relationship with Kai Widdrington after rumors swirled last year that the pair were an item. The duo finished third to Strictly but were forced to withdraw from the December final due to AJ’s injury.

AJ also revealed that the producers originally turned her down in 2020. She told the Sun newspaper, “I asked them in 2020 if I could do it and they said no. There are always those people who are asked every year, “I just haven’t found the time. It wasn’t me, I hadn’t been asked every year! »

She continued, “I just spoke to Kai yesterday and he was like, ‘Oh my god, you crushed him at Eurovision. And that’s the beautiful thing – we’ll always have that really important, special bond where we have to go on that magical journey together. We really support each other and we applaud each other.

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Kai is now dating Nadia, his fellow Strictly pro. But AJ has nothing but kind words to say about him – or his time on the show.

She added: “I was literally living the dream. Strictly has been an extremely positive experience. It was the first time I was introduced to a whole new audience of people who accepted me for myself – my flaws and all. It was really special.”

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