Seann Walsh has wasted no time in making fun of Katya Jones’ split with Neil, after he became embroiled in drama after being pictured making out with the Strictly pro.
Taking to the stage in Edinburgh over the weekend he reportedly kicked the boot into the Strictly Come Dancing couple’s split, saying he’ll ‘go to hell’ following the fracas caused by his kiss with Katya last year.
It comes after the pros confirmed on Sunday they had gone their separate ways after six years of marriage, 10 months after Katya and 33-year-old comedian Seann – who were paired up on the series last year – were caught smooching in the street.
Just hours after the pair’s split announcement, Seann referenced their break up during a show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s Pleasance Dome.
It’s our understanding this material has been part of his set for some time, however the comedian was said to have made six ‘cruel’ comments about the couple in the hours after it was announced they were splitting, including comparing kissing Katya to like kissing a ‘gay man’s wife’, according to The Sun.
It was added that when a fan yelled out he was a ‘f*cking legend’, Seann replied: ‘Where were you 10 months ago? I f*cking needed you.’
His 8pm set on Sunday involved a few gags at the expense of the couple, it seemed.
‘I am aware they announced they are splitting up. I have no reaction,’ he told the crowd, according to Daily Mirror.
He then joked: ‘I will see you in hell.’
Not content with ending things there, the actor also made a joke about being in bed with Katya after the photos of their infamous kiss were released.
He quipped: ‘On the Friday I am in the hotel so the paps can’t find me – secret location, very showbiz.
‘I get into bed and ask Katya to pass me the remote.’
He added: ‘The year I’ve had? I can make that joke.’
Katya, 30, took to Instagram on Sunday, just hours before Seann’s set, to share a joint statement from her and Neil, 37, confirming their marriage is over.
‘Hi everyone. As our fans and loyal supporters you are really important to us and so we wanted to let you know some news. After 11 years we have made the mutual decision to separate,’ she wrote.
‘We will always love each other, just in a different way as friends. This will never change what a great team we make and we are really proud of everything we have achieved together.
‘Our shared love of dance means we will keep working and dancing together as well as exploring individual projects. No matter what we do we will always support and respect each other.
‘We wish one another every happiness and we will remain the best of friends. We are really looking forward to getting back to the ballroom and can’t wait to keep on dancing. Lots of love from us both xx (sic).’
Metro.co.uk contacted Seann’s reps for comment.
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