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Tuesday 18th December 2018

Strictly's Neil Jones "seething" over Seann Walsh's plans to cash in on Katya scandal

Seann and Katya were caught kissing in embarrassing photos...

Strictly Come Dancing's professional dancer Neil Jones is said to be furious with love rival Seann Walsh, over his plans to "cash in" on the scandal involving his wife.

You'd have to be a hermit with no TV or internet or access to newspapers not to know that Neil's wife Katya was teamed with comedian Seann in this year's series of Strictly.

Seann and Katya certainly caused a stir in this year's Strictly (Credit: BBC)

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After some sizzling dance routines live on TV, their chemistry spilled out into real life when the pair were photographed kissing during a drunken night out.

Much embarrassment ensued, along with a cringeworthy public apology from Seann and Katya on It Takes Two.

Beyond awks! (Credit: BBC)

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However, weeks after losing popularity and being voted off the show, Seann has now begun to tour again and is using the scandal in his stand-up routine.

Neil is seething with rage that he's cashing in - and so are the Strictly bosses.

Clearly still not sorry for kissing a married woman and cheating on his long-term girlfriend, Seann is now planning to tour the country with his show...

And Katya's husband Neil is reportedly NOT happy about his wife being the butt of any jokes.

Seann has been unrepentant since the scandal (Credit: ITV)

A Strictly insider told The Sun Online: "Seann wants to use his Strictly experience as the backbone of his new stand-up tour, which he is taking on a nationwide tour next spring.

"Neil is seething with rage that he's cashing in - and so are the Strictly bosses. He feels he's been humiliated enough without being ridiculed as part of a stand-up routine.

"He and wife Katya have been desperately trying to paper over the cracks in their marriage and this has just reopened old wounds."

Neil and Katya at the Pride of Britain Awards in October 2018 (Credit: Brett D. Cove)

This could lead to a tense encounter next week, with the pair set to face Seann at rehearsals for the show's big finale.

The insider continued: "Everyone is dreading him coming back, with one performer being overheard whispering: 'Storm Seann is coming and the forecast is frosty.'"

Seann is coming back to dance with Katya in the final show, although he has been "banned" from the tour.

Neil and Katya also will not be going on the show's tour next year.

After much speculation amid the cheating scandal, Neil told fans: "Hi guys so we won't be joining the @strictlycomedancinglive but we will be joining the new Strictly Pro tour in May."

And something tells us they WON'T be making a surprise guest appearance at Seann's tour either!

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