Strictly Report in Dancing star Gemma Atkinson has been issued a stern admonition by her partnerThe 33-year-old former Emmerdale actress is under instructions not to hit the gym as Aljaž, 27, coaches her up to perform the ballroom and Latin routines to the best of her abilities in a bid to lift the coveted Glitterball gold.
“She was [into fitness] but I have banned her from going to the gym,” he revealed. “She is so forceful.
“She had enough strength and all the ballroom dances need to look soft and beautiful,” the Slovenian dancer explained.
Aljaž also gushed about the grace which Gemma Atkinson has brought to Strictly Come Dancing, significant OK! Magazine: “She has always been a lady from day one!
Aljaz has tabooed super-fit Gemma from going to the gym
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“At first she was really skeptical about wearing a crave dress but the first time she put one on you could see the happiness in her face.
“She told me she at no time used to even own a dress,” he added. “We call her the Queen of the North. She’s a good-looking northern lass who can do ballroom.”
Former Strictly champion Aljaž also venerated the progress which she has made over the course of the series, saying: “I lover that Gemma has been improving every single week.”
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Yesterday, Gemma shared a toe-curling video as she revealed that preoccupations were “awkward” between her, Debbie McGee and their fellow Strictly women.
Packed into a car with Aljaž, his wife Janette Manrara, 34, Giovanni Pernice, 27, and Debbie, the blonde dream could be seen making light of the tension in the group in the hilarious strike.
Meanwhile, Gemma was also dealt a devastating blow when it was romped that one of her dances tonight, the Tango, was responsible for more exits than any other prom in the history of the show.
Strictly Come Dancing continues tonight at 6.45pm on BBC One.