I’m A Celebrity’s Seann Walsh admits his ‘career was dead’ after kiss with Strictly’s Katya Jones
Posted by  badge Boss on Nov 24, 2022 - 01:50AM
Seann Walsh opened up about his Strictly Scan**l (Picture: ITV/Shutterstock)

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here star opened up about his career post-Strictly, admitting his success plummeted after he kissed his pro dance partner .

While he was competing in the 2018 series of Strictly, Seann and Katya were

At the time, Seann was in a relationship with Rebecca Humphries and Katya was married to fellow dancer .

Looking back on the Scan**l, Seann told fellow campmate Babatunde Aleshe: ‘Easily the most depressing month of my entire life, Edinburgh after Strictly. We get to Edinburgh, right, I think it’s a 200-seater, I’ve never not in Edinburgh sold out the first night.

‘It doesn’t even occur to me that it’s not sold out. Just before I’m about to go on, my agent comes in and goes, “Just so you know, there’s like 30 people.”

‘To get told that when you’re just about to go on, horrific. It was at that point I was like, “Oh, oh.”‘

Seann was partnered with Katya in 2018 (Picture: BBC)
He’s avoided elimination so far (Picture: ITV/Shutterstock)

Seann went on: ‘My career was dead, I was over. My agent said, “There’s nothing I can do. I’m sorry, I’ve tried. I’ve tried everything.”‘

The comedian said that it was at this point he realised he needed to ‘learn to drive’ as he could not sit on trains because he had to ‘hide.’

Following the kiss, Seann’s girlfriend Rebecca issued a statement and the pair split.

‘We spoke and I told him, not for the first time, that his actions over the past three weeks had led me to believe something inappropriate was going on,’ she said.

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She also went on to accuse him of ‘inappropriate, hurtful behaviour’, but added that she was now ‘free’.

While both Seann and Katya issued public apologies about what they both referred to as a ‘one-off drunken mistake’, Seann didn’t mention his partner.

Katya and Neil stayed together for 10 months before announcing they were separating after seven years of marriage.

Seann’s avoided elimination on I’m A Celebrity so far but was left a broken man after a

The trio had to complete yoga poses while being showered in offal and rotten meat and fruit and vegetables, before having to pass stars between their mouths into a bucket.

While they brought back all of the stars, it’s safe to say Seann was left a little haunted.

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here continues tomorrow night at 9pm on ITV.