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Thursday 17th January 2019

Strictly's Neil and Katya Jones 'fear the axe'

They aren't the only dancers worried about their future on the show

Strictly Come Dancing professionals Neil and Katya Jones are said to be worried for their future on the show.

The married couple are reportedly fearful that their contracts won't be renewed in light of the Seann Walsh snog scandal.

Seann Walsh and Katya Jones were caught kissing (Credit: BBC)

A source has told The Sun that the couple fear Katya's antics has caused irreparable damage to their public image.

And apparently Katya and Neil aren't the only professionals anxious about being on the chopping block.

Johannes Radebe is worried after he faced a major public backlash for comparing Blackpool to a "squatter camp", while former Playboy model Nadiya Bychkova fears she failed to win over viewers.

Nadiya is worried she's not won the public's hearts (Credit: BBC)

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"January is when the new cast contracts are issued and this year there is massive panic from the dancers about their futures," a source told paper.

"Katya and Neil are worried bosses feel her dalliance with Seann has left a black mark that can’t be removed against their names."

"And Nadiya has failed to get the audience to support or like her."

Johannes Radebe enraged locals when he described Blackpool as a "squatters camp" (Credit: WENN)

Their apparent fears are not entirely unfounded, as it's not the first time dancers have been ditched.

After a 14-year run on the show, Brendan Cole was rather unceremoniously let go.

Entertainment Daily has contacted the couple's rep for a comment on the story.

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