08/10/2017 09:22 BST

'Strictly Come Dancing': Joe McFadden Dispels 'Ridiculous' Mollie King Romance Rumours

'I found it flattering that anyone would entertain that idea, but it’s absolute nonsense.'

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Joe McFadden has shot down rumours that things have turned romantic between himself and fellow contestant Mollie King behind the scenes.

According to The Mirror, the two were spotted “looking cosy” during rehearsals on the show, sparking some to suggest things may be heating up between them.

However, Joe has now had his say on the matter, insisting they’re both far too busy to be dating right now.

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Mollie and Joe at this year's 'Strictly' launch

Mollie was previously forced to dispel claims that she and her pro partner AJ Pritchard were an item, telling HuffPost UK: “[The rumours] didn’t surprise me but I hardly even know him well so far, so there’s no truth in that.

“But he’s such a sweetheart and obviously he is a beautiful boy so I’m very lucky.”

Meanwhile, Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez - the latter of whom is partnered with Alexandra Burke - have both been noticeably silent about rumours that there are sparks flying between the two of them.

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