Strictly Come Dancing
The Italian dancer had his say over on his Instagram page.
The BBC Breakfast host has proved to be a controversial figure among Strictly fans.
Nikita ended up performing completely shirtless when he and Tilly Ramsay landed in the bottom two for the third time.
The remaining couples will take to the dance floor in next week’s quarter finals.
The TV baker topped the leaderboard on Saturday's show.
Five of the six celebrities taking part have now been unveiled.
So far, three stars have been confirmed for the BBC show's Christmas Day episode.
Can Tilly Ramsay make it two weeks in a row at the top of the leaderboard?
"I got the phone call and I was as excited as I was scared."
He and partner Nadiya Bychkova have had the lowest scores of the series, but have so far swerved dancing for survival.
"It’s been the best experience and I don’t regret a single minute of it, so thank you everyone so much. I’m gutted to leave."
He and Katya Jones have both previously dismissed the "gossip" that came after their Argentine Tango routine.
The pair have previously remained tight-lipped over speculation they might be more than just Strictly dance partners.
Meanwhile, Dan Walker found himself at the bottom of the leaderboard – but he wasn't alone.
The presenter had his iconic veneers replaced earlier this week, and showed off the results during Friday's It Takes Two.
The legendary contestant reveals the unexpected friendship Strictly brought into his life and why he was almost forced to pull out altogether.
The show's resident judge will miss Saturday's show after testing positive for Covid.
"We never really celebrated afterwards."
Including performances inspired by Les Misérables, Mary Poppins and Frozen.
About Strictly Come Dancing
Strictly Come Dancing' is a celebrity-pro ballroom dance competition, which launched on BBC One in 2004. It's inspired by former BBC show 'Come Dancing', and shares its name with 1992 film 'Strictly Ballroom'. Being one of the most popular shows on TV, it goes head-to-head with ITV's 'The X Factor' from September to December every year on Saturday and Sunday nights. It was originally hosted by Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly, but Claudia Winkleman has taken over from the veteran entertainer since he stepped down in 2014. The current judges are Craig Revel-Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Shirley Ballas, who has replaced Len Goodman as Head Judge. Alesha Dixon and Arlene Phillips have both previously sat on the panel. The show is now its 15th series, with the 2017 line-up made up of Alexandra Burke, Aston Merrygold, Brian Conley, Charlotte Hawkins, Chizzy Akudolu, Davood Ghadami, Debbie McGee, Gemma Atkinson, Joe McFadden, Jonnie Peacock, Mollie King, Richard Coles, Ruth Langsford, Simon Rimmer and Susan Calman. Last year's competition won by BBC sports presenter Ore Oduba and his partner Joanne Clifton, who followed in the footsteps of previous winners like Jay McGuiness, Caroline Flack, Louis Smith, Alesha Dixon, Harry Judd and Abbey Clancy. The 2017 series saw the departure of professional dancers Natalie Lowe, Joanne Clifton and Oksana Platero who all quit the show. Among the current line-up are Brendan Cole, Anton DuBeke, Kevin and Karen Clifton and Pasha Kovalev and Oti Mabuse.