Strictly Come Dancing champions Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice undeniably share a close bond, having won the nation's hearts with their iconic silent dancer routine last year.
With the new series set to kick off on Friday, we take a look at Rose and Giovanni's friendship after they made Strictly history when they lifted the glitterball trophy in December 2021.MORE: Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice lark around in behind-the-scenes photoOver the past year, Rose, 27, and Giovanni, 32, have proved their friendship is unbreakable.
They often get candid about their fondness for each other during interviews and keep fans entertained with their backstage antics on social media.WATCH: Giovanni Pernice kisses Strictly partner Rose Ayling-EllisHere at HELLO!, we previously chatted to body language expert Darren Stanton, on behalf of Betfair Casino, about their wonderful friendship and why the public love them so much.MORE: Giovanni Pernice talks sizzling chemistry with Rose Ayling-Ellis after dedicating tattoo to herMORE: Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice spark reaction with near kiss during rehearsals"What you see is very much what you get with Rose and I believe that's why the public have taken her into their hearts," he explained in January. "Her relationship with Giovanni appears to be just as strong as it was when they were competing on Strictly."Discussing their platonic relationship, Darren explained how Rose particularly holds a "deep affection" for Giovanni. "They have just about the deepest level of rapport you can get as friends," he said.Read more on hellomagazine.com