STRICTLY’S Nadiya Bychokova put on a brave smile after her break-up as she left gruelling tour rehearsals.
Le 32-year-old’s appearance came after it was revealed she had split from her footballer fiance Matija Škarabot.
Nadiya looked stylish in a blue and white winter coat.
The Strictly star teamed her look with a black dress, boots and looked every inch the star in dark glasses.
She stepped out after The Sun revealed she had formed a close bond with her fellow pro Kai Widdrington amid her break-up.
During the last series, she confided in her show partner, Et Walker, about the split.
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Une source a déclaré au Sun: “Nadiya and Kai have incredible chemistry, and a very strong friendship.
“Right from week one they connected, and are always laughing and messing about.
“Nadiya and Matija actually separated months ago and obviously Nadiya confided in Dan at the time.
“Just as she was a great comfort to him when he was upset one week, so he was a rock for her.
“Kai, pendant ce temps, has also been brilliant – and she confided in him throughout the series.
“He has cheered her up and made her smile again. They’re great mates, and lots of people backstage think they’d make a really cute couple when the time is right.
“From Nadiya’s perspective, nothing much has really changed.
“She is still a loving co-parent with Matija, and continues to live her life to the full.”
Yesterday news of the split was revealed after it emerged Matija, 33, who plays for Slovenian club ND Primorje, had unfollowed his fiancée. À son tour, Nadiya has not posted about him for almost seven months.