DANCING On Ice star Vanessa Bauer has broken her silence on her romance with Joey Essex. Former Towie star Joey, 32, has been paired with Vanessa, 26, for the upcoming series of Dancing on Ice - but recent Instagram posts and outings have sparked rumours their relationship could be more than professional.
However, Vanessa has set the record straight and said their relationship is purely professional. When asked if there was any truth behind the romance whispers, Vanessa exclusively told The Sun: "We are just skating partners." When asked if she could see a romance blossoming in the future, Vanessa confirmed: "No, no, we are just skating partners." Looking sensational in a black velvet mini dress at the opening night of Elf the Musical, Vanessa opened up her and Joey's gruelling training sessions.
READ MORE ON DANCING ON ICESPOT ON Joey Essex spotted buying porcelain leopard as 'romance' with Vanessa Bauer hots upcool customer Joey Essex fuels speculation he's dating DOI pro Vanessa Bauer Vanessa explained she was initially worried that TV star Joey would not take the competition seriously but was quickly proved wrong. "Dancing on Ice couldn't go any better right now, Joey is progressing really fast and he's working hard," she said. "He takes Dancing on Ice extremely seriously; I was a bit worried at the beginning that he was going to joke around too much. "But we are having a lot of fun and at the same time we are training so hard.Read more on thesun.co.uk