13/12/2018 12:45 GMT | Updated 13/12/2018 16:42 GMT

Strictly Come Dancing's Joe Sugg Expertly Dodges Dianne Buswell Kiss Question

Nicely handled.

Joe Sugg has done little to stop speculation of a romance between him and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ partner Dianne Buswell

The YouTuber expertly dodged a question about the chances of a kiss between them during an appearance on ‘Strictly’ spin-off show ‘It Takes Two’. 

Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell

After host Zoe Ball observed their routines during last Saturday’s semi-final had contained two moments that saw them get close, she said: “You teased us twice on Saturday and it didn’t go unnoticed. See exhibit A and exhibit B.”

Turning her attention to their performances this weekend, she continued: “Will the show dance end in a kiss? Sorry, we’re such children.”

As the crew in the studio began chanting “kiss, kiss”, Joe refused to answer Zoe’s question and insisted: “This is very, very accurate choreography. Stopping it within an inch every time.”

The pair nearly kissed twice on Saturday's show

During his ‘Take Two’ appearance, Joe debuted a full head of red hair, which he dyed in tribute to his dance partner. 

“It’s alright, I can’t say anything bad because Dianne wouldn’t like that,” he said of his new ’do. 

Dianne appeared to be more keen, however, saying: “I love it, I think this is the new Joe Sugg.”

The pair have repeatedly faced romance rumours since being paired on the BBC ballroom show earlier this year. 

Speculation only heightened when Dianne confirmed she had split from soap star boyfriend Anthony Quinlan

Instagram/Dianne Buswell
Dianne split from Anthony Quinlan earlier this year

Joe previously dodged a question from Phillip Schofield about reports of a romance during an appearance on ‘This Morning’. 

He said: “It’s so nice I have met such a good friend in Dianne. We haven’t got time to think of anything else.”

Pressing him further, Phillip replied: “Is that a no?”

“We are so busy dancing,” Joe insisted. 

Joe and Dianne will be taking on Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev, Faye Tozer and Giovanni Pernice and Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton in Saturday’s grand finale, which airs at 6.30pm on BBC One. 

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