Michelle Visage: Strictly star ‘deeply unhappy’ with ‘fiery’ Giovanni Pernice partnership

Michelle Visage, 51, and Giovanni Pernice, 29, confronted Mike Bushell, 53, in a shock dance-off final weekend and though the pair appeared delighted to make it via to Blackpool, it has been reported their partnership is “strained” on account of “backstage rows”. The Strictly Come Dancing star has beforehand opened up about her “explosive” relationship with the skilled dancer.

Speaking to The One Show hosts Michelle Ackerley and Amol Rajan, she mentioned: “We’re both Virgos, we’re both Italian, we have this kind of explosive relationship but that’s how it works.”

However, in line with The Sun, Michelle’s partnership with Giovanni has lately led her to change into “quite unhappy” on the present.

A supply advised the publication: “Michelle has change into fairly sad at occasions. She has a fiery relationship with Giovanni.

“They have been locking horns for the reason that begin.

READ MORE… Michelle Visage: Strictly star ‘forcing’ Giovanni to rehearse ‘longer’

“It’s not clashing, it’s me being sturdy and him being sturdy, me having my manner and him having his manner, we’re opinionated. 

“So on the finish of the day we get to the place we should be by Saturday, that’s all that issues.”

Elsewhere, Michelle sparked an internet petition after followers expressed their disappointment over her obvious “snub” from the upcoming Strictly tour.

In view of her 535,000 followers, the RuPaul’s Drag Race choose retweeted a collection of posts from followers who’re urging for BBC bosses to incorporate her on the sector tour.

One fan tweeted the petition saying: “@michellevisage deserves to go on tour as much as the others. When I saw adverts for it, I smiled because I thought she was going but now I feel sad.”

So far the petition at has obtained 630 signatures from followers.

It comes after the TV persona responded to a collection of tweets, suggesting it wasn’t Strictly’s determination for her not to participate because the line-up was launched yesterday.

She wrote: “It’s NOT @bbcstrictly they have nothing to do with the tour guys…,” alongside a smiling face with heart-eyes emoji.

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