Gordon Ramsay burst into tears after watching Betty Tilly perform tonight on Strictly Come Dancing.
The passionate chef turned emotional after watching social media star Tilly dance the Charleston dance with partner Nikita Kuzmin.
Proudly gushing over Tilly’s high-scoring dance, he can be seen trying to hide his cries from the camera.
Tonight revealed how Tilly has become “inseparable” from the 23-year-old Strictly-Pro during her training.
And as well as regularly inviting Nikita for tea with his family, he also did not meet his peers.
A source said: “Due to rigorous training, Tilly has to associate Yuni with dancing, but she is able to mix things up successfully.
“She has been entering online lessons from rehearsals and took the opportunity to introduce Nikita to some of her teammates last week.
“It was a little surreal for everyone else but Tilly is hoping she’s going to be a part of the show for several more weeks so she thought it was important that her uni colleagues get a chance to say hello.
“Tilly and Nikita have been inseparable ever since they were paired.
“They’ve probably trained more hours than any other couple and have become really good friends.”
Viewers were left wondering if the infamous Strictly Curse had been imposed again. Rumors started swirling after they moved into their London flat earlier this week.
The gossip escalated when Nikita’s girlfriend Nicole Wirt, 23, deleted a social media message in which she expressed her support for the Strictly Come Dancing duo.
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Nicole, who is also a professional dancer, has been dating the Ukrainian heartthrob since 2016.
She was initially proud of the two when she posted a photo of her waltz from Saturday’s show, with the caption: ‘Cheering on my faves’.
But the message has since been deleted, and instead the German-based dancer wrote on Wednesday: ‘Stop complaining so much about things you can’t change or control.’
Tilly, who presented her own cookery show on CBBC, averaged 21 with her first dance.
Her TV chef dad has already warned her about the dire curse – he told her last month: ‘Don’t date those dancers!’
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