Holly Willoughby went a bit giggly schoolgirl on This Morning today as she shared a spin with Strictly pro Giovanni Pernice.
Gio was on with Strictly partner Debbie McGee to talk about how things are going for them after last weekend’s dance off.
And during the interview, Phillip asked Giovanni if he’d show Holly the first couple of steps, and he was only too happy to oblige.
An excited Holly got up and found herself happily waltzing in Giovanni’s arms.
As they spun round, Holly exclaimed: “Oh my God, I’m going to fall in love with you by the end of this!”
Giovanni then told her: “You’re ready for Strictly, actually.”
“That was so nice,” Holly said as she sat down. “That was like my Christmas present.”
Phillip was clearly delighted that he didn’t have to buy her anything now!
He later posted footage of the pair dancing on Snapchat with the caption: “Sign her up”.
So Phil wants Holly to do it, Giovanni wants Holly to do it – we want Holly to do it: let’s get her on there, Strictly bosses!
Even Holly herself loved the magic of the dance, even if the moment was fleeting, and she later posted to her Instagram.
“Thank you [Giovanni Pernice] for making me feel like a princess…” she wrote alongside the snap.
She clearly didn’t hate dancing – campaign started: Holly Willoughby for Strictly 2018.
Let’s hope Debbie McGee didn’t put her off as she told how difficult she’s been finding it.
“It’s fantastic and I’m having an incredible time, it’s not an easy time, it’s really tough,” she told the hosts.
“We really struggled on Monday – maybe because I’m older you get really tired. I have pulled a muscle in my back and I’m working through the pain.
“I was completely exhausted with Blackpool and the emotion of being in the dance off.”
Phil then brought up the fact that rumours of a passionate affair are following the dance partners everywhere they go.
Giovanni responded first, saying: “It is really funny.
“The thing is when you’re on the show you spend so much time with your dance partner, now we have respect and we love each other as a person, but when we see in the paper we’re having a love affair, both of us just laugh.”
Phil wasn’t giving up though and said: “But then once again, the viewers say ‘she’s not wearing her wedding ring’…”
“I’ve never, ever worn jewellery at a rehearsal,” Debbie replied. “Never because, especially doing these rehearsals, if Giovanni grabs my hand, I haven’t got big stones [in my ring] but I can scratch him or pull a finger off.”
Tenacious as ever, Phil picked up on Giovanni’s own jewellery – his earrings: “What about yours then?”
“That’s fine! I can’t dance without those!” Giovanni joked.