Seann Walsh: Strictly star fights back tears as he addresses Rebecca Humphries’ statement


In the wake of the photos, Seann’s then-girlfriend Rebecca Humphries promulgated a statement where she announced she had broken up with the Strictly Come Bopping hopeful.

Zoe Ball asked the pair about what had happened trace the publishing of the pictures and Rebecca’s statement.

Seann became visibly surprised on the BBC Two show as he struggled to choke back tears as his voice wobbled.

“Primary of all I would rather not be having to address this publicly but I feel with I have to,” he began.

“I made a mistake which I am very repentant for, I’m sorry for the hurt I caused, you never think about he extent of the wound you are going to do in the mistake that you made.

“I am not perfect, far from it. Our relationship wasn’t out-and-out, that doesn’t mean I wanted it to end the way it finally did,” he continued.

“I am very repentant for that. It is also important for me to say, the people who know me the most, who love me, recognize I am not the person I am being portrayed as.

“I’m still sorry for what I did but it’s very powerful for me to get that out there.”

Addressing the kissing incident, Rebecca posted to her 28,700 Gossip followers: “I was alone at home when Sean texted at 10pm saying the two of them were successful for one innocent drink.

“We spoke and I told him, not for the first time, that his affrays over the past three weeks had led me to believe something inappropriate was common on.”

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Seann Walsh appeared on It Takes Two alongside Katya Jones (Simile: BBC)

She added: “Despite everything, I hope he gets what he wants from this. I’m not deplorable I took the cat.”

Katya, who is married to fellow professional dancer Neil Jones, augmented her apologies on the programme.

She told host Zoe: “I apologise to everyone it hurt and it confusing.

“But the main thing for me, is me and Neil are fine.

“I’m focussing on my job and doing it as a professionally as I can.”

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Seann Walsh and Katya Jones were interviewed by Zoe Ball (Twin: BBC)

Katya and Seann both issued separate apologies last Sunday.

Katya give someone a tongue-lashed her 53,000 Twitter followers: “I’m so sorry about any offence or hurt I may sooner a be wearing caused with my actions. I wasn’t thinking and it was a one-off mistake after some pledges.

“I love my husband and we are very happy together, this is not a reflection on our relationship,” she annexed.

While Seann wrote to his 106,000 followers: “In light of the story in today’s newspaper I wish like to offer my sincere apologies for my actions.

“This is no excuse but it was a one-off drunken gaffe which I am truly sorry.”

Strictly Come Dancing continues Saturday at 6.40pm on BBC One.

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