KATYA Jones looks grim smoking a cigarette as she quarantines herself at her London home after her shock diagnosis with Covid.
The Russian professional dancer, 31, had a backstage meltdown after being forced to step down from the show, along with her famous contestant Nicola Adams, 37.
It comes after she was hoping to shine after being caught cheating on her husband Neil two years ago by kissing partner comedian Seann Walsh, 34.
A source close to Katya said: “She was inconsolable about having to quit the competition, she was so excited to be in the first same-sex couple and she really thought it was her chance to restore her kissgate image. beaten.
“She wants to be remembered for all the right reasons and not for the bad.”
After Katya’s Covid diagnosis, Nicola Adams vowed to “keep dancing” with her professional partner.
She will continue to practice her moves with girlfriend Ella Baig at home – and doesn’t rule out continuing her training with Kayta in the future.
“Nicola is emptied to see her Strictly journey ended so prematurely,” a source told The Sun Online.
“Not only did she love her time on the show. But she loved the whole process of learning to dance and all the different skills she learned along the way.
“Katya was an amazing teacher and Nicola plans to continue training even though she is no longer on the show.
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“She just had a new studio designed at her house with Ella so they have space to practice. This means that although her story on the show is over, she can continue to dance.
“Nicola would love to meet up and dance with Kayta again someday too. They got along brilliantly and one of the hardest things for Nicola is that she won’t be able to see her again. But most importantly, Katya is fine. ”
The stunning Katya won the series in 2017 with Holby City actor Joe McFadden, 45.
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