After splitting from his girlfriend earlier this year, we thought Louis Smith would have been a bit of a rascal on 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

And following reports he had a crush on happily loved-up co-star Kimberley Walsh, our hopes for a ballroom love-triangle increased dramatically.

However, the Olympian has now spoken out to insist he is not interested in the Girls Aloud singer, despite tabloid reports he had been warned off Kimberley by her boyfriend Justin Scott.

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Louis at last night's Cosmopolitan Women Of The Year Awards

"I don't have a crush on Kimberley Walsh," Louis said, speaking to HuffPost Celeb exclusively at last night's Cosmopolitan Women Of The Year Awards.

"I got asked if I think she is good looking and I said that she is beautiful. Then in the papers the next day, I had a crush on her."

He continued: "She's a lovely girl, I've met her boyfriend. He's a lovely chap as well. We went out for a few drinks - we get on really well."

Hmmm. We find it hard to believe how anyone could not have a crush on the singer, who was also at last night's event looking gorgeous in a mint green, lace dress.

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Kimberley - who recently said that boyfriend Justin is not jealous of her sexy routines with dance partner Pasha Kovalev - later presented Louis with the award for Ultimate Male Hottie at the event.

Whilst chatting to HuffPost Celeb, Louis also revealed he'd had a bit of a telling off from 'Strictly' bosses after he tweeted the results of the elimination ahead of Sunday night's pre-recorded show.

"I didn't get into trouble but they kind of said, 'mistakes happen and they've happened in the past'," he said.

"It's just about trying to preserve excitement for the next day, so it was a mistake on my behalf. They said not to worry about it but not to let it happen again."

Consider your knuckles well and truly rapped, Louis.

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    Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, in Kensington, London.

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