Strictly’s Nikita Kuzmin ‘dating contestant Molly Rainford’ weeks after splitting from girlfriend
Posted by  badge Boss on Oct 14
The Strictly curse has reportedly struck again… (Picture: Click News and Media)

A new has hit – although this time it’s not between a pro and the celeb they’re paired up with.

Reports have claimed , who is partnered with Paralympic Gold Medallist , is dating 21-year-old CBBC star .

The pair were spotted growing closer , where it was claimed they couldn’t keep their eyes off of each other.

This comes after reports that Nikita, who was on the dancefloor, , with the 27-year-old reportedly having moved out of his flat.

A source revealed: ‘Molly and Nikita couldn’t keep their eyes off each other the entire evening.

‘They didn’t mind who could see them flirting and chatting away – and Molly had a huge smile on her face.’

The pair were spotted leaving the NTAs at the same time (Picture: Click News and Media)
A source claimed that they couldn’t keep their eyes off each other (Picture: Click News and Media)

The insider continued to : ‘The chemistry between them was clear and they even waited until they had both safely got into taxis at the end of the night – but it appeared that they were making arrangements to continue the after party just the two of them.’

The Strictly crew were celebrating at the award show last night, having bagged the Talent Show award for series 19, which saw Giovanni Pernice and Rose Ayling-Ellis make history with their win.

CBBC star Molly is one of the celebs taking part this year (Picture: PA)
Nikita is partnered with Paralympian Ellie Simmonds (Picture: PA)

Meanwhile, pro dancer turned judge Anton Du Beke scored the talent show judge award.

The rumours around Nikita and Molly, who is partnered with Strictly pro Carlos Gu, come after a source claimed that the 24-year-old called time on his relationship with Nicole to focus on this series of Strictly.

‘Nikita wanted to totally focus on this series of Strictly and decided a while back he wanted to end his relationship with Nicole,’ a source told .

Nikita and Nicole reportedly split last week (Picture: Instagram)

‘They had been together for five years and it ended up being a mutual decision. Nikita is totally caught up in Strictly so they decided it was for the best for them to break up.

‘Nicole used to stay in London to visit Nikita but it was becoming more difficult with their schedules.’ 

The source added: ‘Nikita only wants the best for Nicole and she feels the same about him. For now he wants to put all of his focus on Ellie and their journey on Strictly.’ has approached reps for Nikita and Molly for comment.

Strictly Come Dancing continues tomorrow night at 6.30pm on BBC One.