It had been claimed the professional dancer felt he was being "punished" for his romance with Stacey Dooley.
He admitted he crossed a line with his joke about Stacey and Kevin Clifton's relationship.
He and fellow dancer Karen Hauer ended their marriage in 2018, after three years together.
"There is no drama," the Strictly Come Dancing pro insisted about her ex's new relationship.
The documentary maker and her dance partner Kevin Clifton won the 2018 series.
The couple have turned down "interviews that have offered us tens of thousands of pounds" to talk about their relationship.
Strictly’s Kevin Clifton Says He’s ‘Public Enemy Number 1’ In Light Of Rumoured Stacey Dooley Romance
The pair have yet to confirm if they're an item.
The Strictly Come Dancing pair have yet to officially confirm if they're an item.
"I never call it the 'Strictly curse', I call it the 'Strictly blessing'."
Kevin split from his wife, Karen Clifton, in March last year.