BBC Strictly Come Dancing's Ellie Leach's mum has spoken up about the rumours of Vito Coppola and her daughter. She also revealed that the Italian dancer has even joined them for dinner recently.
Coronation Street actress Ellie and Italian Vito have been the talk of the town throughout the latest series of the BBC show, as they've performed several steamy routines and hinted at a romance in their interviews.
Vito, 31, referred to 22 year old Ellie as "my baby" and a "diamond" in separate Instagram posts earlier this month., and Ellie also wrote 'Love you' on posts to her partner.
Ellie's mum, Karen, has now opened up about their bond, as she told the Sun on Sunday: "Even though Vito is teaching her to dance, he has also been helping her focus on her self-confidence and inner strengths, which is something she has always suffered with growing up." She went on to say: "They have formed such a wonderful friendship and have a great connection on the dance floor.Read more on ok.co.uk