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Strictly Come Dancing fans convinced they spot romantic connection between Tilly Ramsay and xx after close dance

STRICTLY Come Dancing fans are convinced they spot romantic connection between Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin after close dance

Tilly, the daughter of chef Gordon, and pro star Nikita, wowed fans with their elegant waltz.

Dancing to Camila Cabello's track Consequences, Tilly, 19, looked sensational in a glittery lilac dress as she glided across the dance floor.

BBC One fans were in awe of the performance and were quick to suggest a romantic connection between the pair.

One wrote: "Tilly and Nikita are my favourites, they'd make the cutest couple. #Strictly #Strictlycurse"

Another wrote: "Odds on Tilly Ramsay and Nikita being a couple by the end of this series. #Strictly"

"Tilly and Nikita are so cute together omg. #Strictly"

The pair bagged a respectable 21 points from the judges.

As Tilly looked overwhelmed, Tess told her: "That was mesmerising! You're the sweetest. I know you were nervous but you definitely didn't look it.

"And I think you've got a very proud mum in the audience - she's crying!" 

Fan speculation comes after Tilly enjoyed a cosy night in with pro partner Nikita after inviting him back to an apartment.

The grinning pair arrived in separate cars before TikTok star Tilly opened the door and Nikita, 23, dashed inside.

The pair’s rendezvous on Thursday followed a “doe-eyed” TV appearance that morning — with viewers claiming Tilly clearly had a crush on Nikita.

They trained all day at a West London studio. They arrived in separate cars outside an apartment block a mile from Tilly’s £5million South London family home.

They looked around for each other, then Tilly — whose name is short for Matilda — linked up with the dancer and they headed inside under cover of darkness.

A witness said: “Nikita was first and waited outside before Tilly arrived a few minutes later.

“They were grinning from ear-to-ear, chatting and laughing.

“They looked very comfortable in each other’s company, quite flirty. There is a clear physical chemistry. After strolling to the door they headed inside and stayed all evening.”

Last weekend’s pre-recorded Strictly showed a clip of Nikita baring his chest when Tilly introduced him to her family on a video call.

Her dad Gordon ordered: “Nikita, can you do me a favour? Can you do your shirt up?”

Tilly was rumoured to be dating Gino D’Acampo’s son Luciano in late 2019 — after their dads bonded filming ITV’s Men Behaving Badly.

She is Strictly’s first student contestant and just started a psychology degree at a northern university.

She previously ruled out a show romance, claiming: “It’s not Love Island! I’m single and here to focus on dancing.

"Doing Strictly is the most exciting chapter of my life. I’m so grateful for this huge opportunity and Nikita’s been the best of the best as a teacher. He’s strict but we can have a laugh and have fun.”

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