In news which has sent Strictly Come Dancing fans into a frenzy AJ Odudu has introduced her dance partner Kai Widdrington to her mum.
Rumours of a romance between the pair have been circulating for weeks and now AJ looks likes she’s taken the next step in their relationship.
In a video on Instagram she said: “I’ve bought Kai to Blackburn. You’ve made it, Kai. We’re at Ewood Park with some of my family.
“This is where I used to work, so it’s brilliant. I’m having a great time, are you having a great time?”
Kai, who is the son of famous former footballer Tommy Widdrington, replied: “I’m loving it. Wanna kick a ball.”
AJ shared a photo on her Instagram page of Kai sitting in the stands with her family, including her mum Florence, which went down a storm with viewers.
One tweeted: “How is he so effortlessly just part of your family now? Love this partnership sooo much.”
The couple’s trip to Blackburn comes after AJ liked a tweet which encouraged the pair to get together.
A fan of the couple posted excitedly: “Flipping love @AJOdudu what a top girl! Such a great attitude & lovely personality.
“I hope she is getting it on with Kai cos she deserves it! #StrictlyComeDancing #Strictly #Strictlycatchup.”
AJ has already met Kai’s parents telling the Daily Star Sunday : “I met Kai’s mum and had a conversation with her on FaceTime, then I met his brother and I’ve met his sister. I’m so excited.
“Honestly, Kai has got such a lovely family. I’ve met them all now. Meeting the parents!”
Viewers have noticed the sizzling chemistry between AJ, 33, and Kai Widdrington, 26, since they were paired up at the start of the series.
However it’s not just the fans who are rooting for the pair.
Judge Motsi Mabuse said after the couple’s Viennese waltz: “The best part of you two is the chemistry between you. You were so together. You’ve just become one.”
However not confirming or denying the rumours AJ said coyly: “I find it exciting that people are interested in us enough to take note of all these things.
“Everyone can see how well we’re getting on.
““It’s all a bit of fun. It’s all fun and games. We are focused on the dancing and putting our best foot forward each and every week.”
AJ and Kai return to the Strictly dance floor on Saturday where they will be choosing from their Couple’s Choice routine.
The pair will be choosing from three categories – Contemporary, street/Commercial and Theatre/Jazz.