Strictly Come Dancing's Neil Jones clarifies 'laughing' at ex-wife Katya Jones' tumble
8 October 2019, 15:58
Strictly Come Dancing professional Neil Jones has clarified he was "not laughing" at ex Katya Jones after she fell at the weekend.
The 37-year-old was spotted by fans of the show laughing after Katya's two stumbles during the competition.
However, he has since revealed he was laughing at how she "styled it out" with Mike Bushell.
Taking to Twitter, Neil said: "So everyone is clear no one was [laughing] at @Mrs_katjones fall on Saturday.
"We were [laughing] at the fact she styled it out and still made @mikebreakfast finish the routine and then we all said fall when she got into Claudia's area so she did as a joke and that’s why we were [laughing] again."
On Strictly spin-off show It Takes Two, Katya was given a bouquet of flowers after earning a place in the new "Fall of Shame" club.
Katya explained: "It was quite ridiculous that people thought I was drunk that I was on something that I need to check with the doctor.
"The second fall [after the dance] was clearly for fun, to take the mick out of myself. I have no idea [how it happened].
"It was a slip or tripping over my feet. I was so in the moment, and then the next thing I knew I was on the floor.
"These things happen in dancing, it's no big deal. You just carry on."