Katya Jones has been one of the most talked about participants on Strictly Come Dancing since her debut in the 2016 season.

This week the Russian dancer was the subject of headlines when her fierce Argentine dance with Adam Peaty led to speculation that they were set to kiss.

Adam and Katya’s kiss before the “near kiss” scene during Strictly Come Dancing

The Olympian is currently engaged to Eiri Munro. The actor warned gossip writers about the fact that his “words have real life implications.”

As Mirror Online notes, this isn’t the first time that his dance companion has become the focus for criticism in the wildly popular BBC One show.

Scandal referred to as “Kissgate”

Katya’s most notorious scandal took place in the year 2018 in the year that Seann Walsh was implicated as a participant in”kissgate,” a scandal that Seann Walsh was involved in “kissgate” affair.

After pictures of her kissing a comedian outside a bar in London on the birthday of his ex-girlfriend’s birthday surfaced, the performer was forced to apologize publicly.

They apologized for their actions in their participation in the Strictly spinoff program It Takes Two, but people were critical of Their “robotic” response.

The time was when Katya had been married to her Co-star Neil Jones, and she claimed that the incident would not have an effect on their relationship.

“Of course, I apologies,” she continued, “and I can’t apologize enough to everyone who was affected and involved.”

“But the most important thing is that me and Neil are well, and that’s what matters to me right now, along with focusing on my job and executing it as professionally as I can.”

Co-star, who is divorcing

Neil and Katya initially stood beside each the first time, but in 2019 they announced their separation one year later.

They argued that the kiss-gate scandal had no impact on their decision to end their 11-year relationship.

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“As our fans and dedicated followers, you are incredibly important to us, so we wanted to let you know some news,” they wrote in an announcement jointly.

“After 11 years of marriage we’ve made the decision to end our relationship.

“We will always love one other as friends, just in a different way.” It will not affect the fact that we’re an incredible group.” “The final report is over.”