The dance duo were hit by romance rumors after Strictly Come Dancing’s Shirley Ballas commented on their “Strong chemistry” at the contest last week.
And the Chief Justice, 60, was once again blown away by the intense closeness between Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice as she called their dance ‘so hot’ on Saturday’s show.
Ranvir, 43, had previously teased that she and the 30-year-old professional dancer would be in ‘each other’s business’ while dancing Argentinian tango on When Doves Cry by Prince.
Hot! Shirley Ballas was blown away by the intense closeness between Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice as she called their dance ‘so hot’ during Saturday’s live show.
And she didn’t fail to disappoint, as Shirley couldn’t help but gush at the way the Strictly stars “ almost kissed ” during the intimate routine.
After the performance, she said with enthusiasm: “Well it made me a little hot under the collar I must say. You are very feminine but extremely powerful.
“ And it felt like you were in your own room and we were all looking out the window as your legs hugged and your lips puckered up.
And you almost kissed! It was so hot, it was so sensational.
Chemistry: The 43-year-old TV presenter previously teased that she and the 30-year-old dancer would be in ‘each other’s business’ while dancing Argentine tango on When Doves Cry by Prince
But Shirley wasn’t the only one to notice how their ‘puckered’ lips came together in their final pose, with Strictly fans taking to Twitter to speculate on the timing.
One fan enthusiastically wrote: Agree with @ShirleyBallas thought Ranvir was going to kiss !! ‘
While another wrote: Ranvir wow thinks she was really lost in the moment. I honestly thought she would kiss him at the end. Fantastic’
And a third gushed: “ Ranvir couldn’t have come close to Giovanni if they had tried! Wow, they kissed.
The sultry dancing earned Ranvir an impressive 27 of 30 – an eight from Craig Revel Horwood, a nine from Shirley and a staggering ten from Anton Du Beke, who replaces Motsi Mabuse as she self-isolates after her return. from Germany.
Lips puckered: The Chief Justice, 60, couldn’t help but comment on how Strictly stars ‘almost kissed’ during the insanely intimate routine
Kiss! Shirley wasn’t the only one noticing how close their ‘puckered’ lips were in their final pose, with Strictly fans taking to Twitter to speculate on the timing.
Giovanni and Ranvir previously teased that sexy tango was all “ about chemistry ” while speaking in a training video earlier this week.
On the TBEN It takes two, he explained: “Argentine tango is about the chemistry between the two dancers.
While the host of Good Morning Britain quickly agreed, saying: ‘It’s about the passion. I like this.’
They have been hit with speculation about a budding romance since Shirley Ballas commented on their “ strong chemistry ” after their fun Cha Cha last week.
She told the couple: ‘I love flirting and teasing, there is definitely a strong chemistry between this team. ”
Impressive! The sultry dancing got Ranvir an impressive 27 of 30 – an eight from Craig Revel Horwood, a nine from Shirley and a staggering ten from Anton Du Beke.
But Ranvir has denied any romance between her and Giovanni, insisting that they find the idea that they will be hit by the curse Strictly “ very funny. ”
Addressing the mirror, Ranvir revealed: “We both find the idea that we might be hit by the curse very funny – he’s a 30 year old man!”
Strictly rival Jamie Laing also said he couldn’t see a romance between the duo as Ranvir told him she “ hates ” Giovanni after a long day of rehearsals.
He continued, “ He’s so competitive and she’s so laid back and it pisses him off, it’s hilarious. I just don’t see how the curse can come about.
Speaking with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain, Ranvir also explained how close she has to be with her Italian dance partner during routines.
Close: Giovanni and Ranvir previously teased that sexy tango was all ‘about chemistry’ while speaking in a training video earlier this week
Ahead of Saturday’s flirty performance, she teased, “ Wait until you see Argentine tango … we’re still in each other’s business. ”
But Piers, 55, seemed to support the idea of a potential romance, saying that because the two are single it wouldn’t be an absolute curse, it would be an absolute blessing if they got together.
Face red, Ranvir said: ‘In a few minutes I have to see him … [clip showing how close they’ll be on argentine tango] Well, basically you’re like that all the time.
Speaking of their amazing chemistry, she added, “ There is magic in dancing! ”
Piers went on to note that the pair sizzle together, but Ranvir didn’t.
She said, ‘Oh, he’s sizzling on his own, he doesn’t need me in the room. he’s a hot 30-year-old italian, he doesn’t need me.
No romance: but Ranvir has denied any love affair between her and Giovanni, insisting that they find the idea that they will be hit by the curse Strictly “ very funny ”
The TV presenter is single after separating from her husband Ranjeet Singh Dehal several years ago, with whom she shares her son Tushaan.
She has enjoyed considerable success on this year’s series of Strictly, which has pushed her to juggle a busy schedule and grueling rehearsal regime that sees her working almost 16 hours a day.
She previously told the Daily Mail: ‘To have a lot of work is a blessing, and it would be rude not to be grateful.
“I don’t really feel like I’m running on adrenaline, I feel like I’m really focused. I have to do the dance – I can’t delay it!
“I thrive on pressure – my entire professional life is about meeting deadlines, so it’s a pretty familiar feeling.