Strictly star AJ Odudu takes big step in friendship with Kai Widdrington following romance rumours

Strictly star AJ Odudu introduces Kai Widdrington to her mum amid romance rumours

They're both single, it is believed

Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Odudu has introduced pro dance partner Kai Widdrington to her family.

TV presenter AJ and Kai met up with her relatives – including mum Florence – ahead of Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals.

The family get together saw the dancing pair take a tour of Blackburn Rovers’ Ewood Park ground.

And it comes as fans continue to feverishly speculate about AJ and Kai following the single stars’ sizzling displays on the dance floor.

Strictly fans adore AJ Odudu and Kai's chemistry
Fans adore AJ and Kai’s chemistry (Credit: BBC iPlayer)

What happened with Strictly star AJ Odudu and Kai in Blackburn?

AJ shared pics of her hometown meet up on Instagram yesterday (Friday November 26).

The images showed her and Kai sitting alongside family members right next to the players’ tunnel.

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Another snap saw AJ – wrapped up warm in a huge green coat – in between Kai and her mum as she gave Florence a cuddle.

They were all stood next to Rovers’ club crest by the pitch, with Kai and AJ beaming directly at the camera.

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What did AJ say about Kai meeting her family?

AJ, 33, used to work for the football club – and she expressed how much the club remains in her heart.

She captioned the pics: “Tour de Blackburn was ace and now we’re heading for the Strictly Ballroom!

Thanks for all the love and support.

“Thanks for all the love and support.

“One team one dream.”

How fans reacted

Several fans made mentioned how Kai looked very at home with AJ’s relatives.

One follower joked in the comments section how Kai “looks like one of the family”, jokily asking whether he had been ‘adopted’.

AJ replied to the commenter: “He is!”

Another supporter cooed: “How is he so effortlessly just part of your family now? Love this partnership sooo much!”

And someone else added: “These two would be such a beautiful couple.”

Kai Widdrington and AJ Odudu on Strictly
Neither Kai nor AJ have indicated they are dating, despite romance rumours (Credit: BBC iPlayer)

Are AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington ‘dating’?

Neither AJ or Kai have indicated they are seeing one another.

Nonetheless, an unnamed insider claimed in October: “They have this lovely romance going on, things have definitely changed in the last week or so and they are inseparable, not just as dance partners but away from that, too.

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“It’s nice to see a Strictly romance where there is no curse, just two people who have fallen head over heels for each other.”

Strictly Come Dancing next airs tonight, Saturday November 27, on BBC One at 6.55pm.

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